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What happens to providers when chaos is the norm?

What happens to providers when chaos is the norm?

Seventeen years ago, Dr. Christopher Colwell was called to a scene much like the one that played out in Orlando, Fla. Entering​ Columbine High School alongside a SWAT team, Colwell, then a young emergency department physician, had not yet been trained for what he was about to witness.

Catholic Health Initiatives to divest health plan operations

By Bob Herman  |  June 30, 2016

Hospital system Catholic Health Initiatives' experiment with health insurance has hit the end of the road after a couple years of heavy losses. CHI is “exploring options to sell” its health plan subsidiary.

Potential MACRA byproduct: physician consolidation

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 30, 2016

Doctor consolidation could become another consequence of physician and clinician reimbursement changes portended by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, a reimbursement expert told a healthcare finance conference this week.


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Law firms, healthcare practice: 2016

Law firms, healthcare practice: 2016

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius claimed the top spot on Modern Healthcare's 2016 Healthcare Law Firms Survey, based on the number of healthcare lawyers employed in 2015. Source: Modern Healthcare's 2016 Healthcare Law Firms Survey. Published June 27/July 4, 2016, page 42.


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Blog: 'Geek Doc' wins big on Jeopardy

If a healthcare computer geek could be the world's champion at the quiz show Jeopardy!, how well will a geek doc do? Friends of physician informaticist Dr. Harris Stutman are finding out.

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