Both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have reportedly tapped policy experts with some healthcare experience for their transition teams.
Last week, the New York Times posted an online poll asking its readers to choose which three of 15 possible questions they'd like to see the candidates address during the debates, which kick off Monday night. Only one touched on healthcare.
A list of the nation's 50 largest professional liability carriers, ranked by direct premiums written for medical professional liability in the U.S. in 2015. Source: A.M. Best Co. Published Sept. 26, 2016, p. 34.
UPMC health system this week announced the launch of a telemedicine software company that will help patients reach doctors during off hours. The move is aimed at reducing avoidable hospital admissions among nursing home patients.
Chicago-based Health Care Service Corp. is planning to lay off 70% of its IT infrastructure staff and offshore the jobs to a foreign country, according to a trade magazine for technology workers.
The Senate's top Republican on Thursday unveiled legislation to prevent a government shutdown next weekend and provide more than $1 billion to battle the Zika virus. It also would provide $500 million to help Louisiana rebuild from last month's devastating floods.
Hospital stocks remained flat despite the Fed's decision this week to hold interest rates steady for at least another month. The historic low levels of 0.25% to 0.5% are a plus for hospitals looking to expand or refinance. Hospitals, especially the not-for-profits, rely heavily on bond debt for...
A wider range of providers are investing in sophisticated biopsy equipment for prostate cancer, even though there's limited reimbursement for the technology, and disagreement as to whether the disease needs to be intensively treated.
Hospitals need new ways to engage and monitor patients after a stay because they face financial penalties for excess readmissions within 30 days after discharge. Yet it's often far down on their to-do list.
Hot water equipment used in hospitals to conserve energy may be a haven for harmful bacteria, according to a recent study. Changes in a patient's length of stay, which is falling as a result of healthcare payment reform, can also contribute to the problem.
The chief medical officer of New Hampshire Hospital, Dr. David Folks, is stepping down from his post in January, the New Hampshire State Department of Health and Human Services said Monday.
Anxiety is rippling through the healthcare industry as the initial reporting period for Medicare's new payment system for physicians fast approaches. Modern Healthcare's latest CEO Power Panel survey reveals leaders are bracing for uncertainties and challenges generated by MACRA.