Ninety-one percent of nearly 250 emergency physicians surveyed in a new ACEP poll said they had experienced a shortage or absence of critical medicine in their emergency department in the past month. That increases costs and compromises care.
Health system giant Kaiser Permanente is committing $200 million to fight housing insecurity as it begins seeking investment opportunities as a way to improve community health.
The justices ruled 5-4 that employers can prohibit their employees from turning to class-action litigation to resolve workplace disputes.
The Government Accountability Office urged the CMS to continue several experiments that require providers and medical equipment suppliers to prove they are meeting certain standards before being paid, as that could save the agency billions.
In any industry, there is an ongoing overlap of technologies and operational methods. Modern healthcare organizations know this as well as anyone, experiencing it almost daily with the rapid changes to regulatory guidelines such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), care...
Morris & Dickson can start distributing opioids again, privacy advocates worry about AI transcription services, and investigators turn to public geneaology to identify a murder suspect.
Social scientists know a lot about the root causes of so much of the ill-health in our society, yet healthcare systems have rarely acted on that knowledge. That's finally starting to change.
Home health provider Amedisys recently launched a program that gives heart failure patients tools to manage their own health and well-being.
Commentary: Trump's proposals on drug prices are right to focus on anti-competitive market practices
There are proposals in President Donald Trump's plan that if implemented could ensure stronger competition from generic and biosimilar medicines and thereby increase access and provide financial relief for patients at the pharmacy counter.
As consumer tech companies enter the healthcare market, health systems find that consumerism is driving innovation.
There's been a drop in the number of foreign-born medical graduates applying for residencies in the U.S. at the same time as the country struggles with physician staffing shortages. Industry stakeholders worry the decline comes from recent efforts to stem immigration.
Providers, advocacy groups and some policymakers are pressing for stronger enforcement of mental health parity laws. But congressional Republicans and Democrats disagree about giving the federal government more enforcement power.