The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee's leadership is working with the White House to develop bipartisan legislation that would also address treatment for substance-abuse disorders.
Carolinas HealthCare has named Eugene Woods president and CEO of the 39-hospital not-for-profit health system, effective April 28. He will take the reigns of the system from Michael Tarwater, who is retiring after serving as CEO since 2002.
A one page list of 21 OECD nations with universal coverage, ranked by percentage change of healthcare GDP from 2000 and 2013. Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Published: Feb. 8, 2016, p. 34.
The board voted 5-2 to delay a discussion over an e-mail from Wayne Black, a corporate private investigator hired by Broward Health, alleging the system's lawyers were hindering an FBI investigation into the system.
It's become clear that even if you have health insurance in the U.S., you're still susceptible to receiving pricey medical bills—many of which can be a complete surprise. The federal government wants that to end.
Former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has launched "Save Kentucky Healthcare," a tax-exempt organization that will pay for an online campaign to "educate voters about what is happening to healthcare in Kentucky."
Mispriced plans in the Medicare Advantage and public exchange markets damaged Humana's business last year, and there's no certainty the insurer will turn things around this year.
The up-and-coming SMART and FHIR health information interoperability protocols got another boost this week. Cerner Corp. on Wednesday unveiled an online sandbox for mobile app and other developers to use the twin tools to interact with its electronic health records.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ceased clinical trials for a CTI BioPharma cancer drug this week after several participants died from side effects.
Peter Butler, president of Rush University Medical Center, is retiring after six years at the helm of the Chicago hospital.
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