Businesses could have a significant impact on public health, according to a new report. Workplace wellness strategies that focus solely on employees are less effective than those that also address social determinants within the communities where the businesses are located.
A federal agency says the private information of 3.9 million people may have been exposed when the networks of Medical Informatics Engineering were hacked.
Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the city finally has a full-scale hospital again.
A Kentucky hospital locked down its emergency room for nine hours Saturday, after a patient arrived covered with sores and doctors feared a potential threat to the public's health.
Residents of two rural communities in the Southwest face limited options to obtain convenient medical care after services were completely or partially shuttered.
The federal government says healthcare facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because of its vulnerability to hacking.
HIV prevention advocates hope a new White House long-term strategy and a turning political tide will help stop new cases of the disease. The Obama administration announced they will use new science along with national and community efforts to lower the number of new HIV cases by 25% and reduce the...
The CMS lowered its final increase for hospitals rates in 2016 to a scant 0.9%, down from the 1.1% increase it proposed in April. The move will heighten pressure on the nation's 3,400 acute-care hospitals to rein in costs and reduce unnecessary spending.
Some hospital system executives are citing booming insurer stock prices as a clear market signal that consolidation will give payers the upper hand in future price negotiations with hospitals and other providers. But insurers are not the only ones seeing strong results.
Several bills dealing with treatment of substance abuse and behavioral health issues plus initiatives to move the mentally ill out of jails and prisons and into the healthcare system have been introduced with bipartisan support in both chambers.
Second-quarter earnings at Molina Healthcare were five times higher than the same period last year. The managed-care insurer based in Long Beach, Calif., is almost exclusively focused on Medicaid populations.
Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services and Irvine, Calif.-based St. Joseph Health System have signed a letter of intent to create a single organization, the two Catholic systems announced Friday.