The collaboration will allow the larger health system to more seamlessly send its end-stage liver disease patients to UCSD for transplantation and keep more liver transplant patients in its network.
Home health industry leaders say a new rule meant to help workers who had long fallen under certain exemptions to federal labor laws is doing just what they warned it would: hurting home health agencies and their clients—and even the workers it was supposed to help.
New federal requirements aimed at revealing wage inequalities could have significant implications for the healthcare industry, which is made up largely of female workers who historically have been paid less than their male counterparts.
Kentucky's former public health commissioner, Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, is the new vice president of population health at KentuckyOne Health and chief medical officer of its accountable care organization.
Quest Diagnostics reported another quarter of modest revenue gains as it refocuses its business. Its yearly results were just slightly better.
A Labor Department rule meant to help home health workers who fall under federal labor law exemptions is perhaps having the biggest impact on companies that provide live-in care. Some are eliminating 24/7 services, while others are cutting hours and rescheduling employees to avoid paying overtime.
Not-for-profit hospitals that perform best on finances, patient quality and other objective performance measures tend to pay their CEOs more than their peers, according to a new study by Mercer and Truven Health Analytics.
St. John Providence Health System should regain just less than half of the certified registered nurse anesthetists it lost amid an outsourcing contract dispute at the outset of the year, after management reached a deal with most of the former employees who hadn't found other jobs.
When Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for raising the minimum wage in New York to $15 for all public- and private-sector employees during his State of the State address earlier this month, the audience cheered. But healthcare employers are not yet ready to join the celebration.
Johnese Spisso has been named president of UCLA Health, CEO of the University of California at Los Angeles Health System and associate vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences.
A pledge by the world's biggest drug companies to develop new antibiotic drugs as a war to battle “superbug infections” is reviving the debate over what market models might best incentivize manufacturers.
The East Coast is bracing for as much as 30 inches of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic. But hospitals in the area say they aren't worried.