Phoebe Putney Health System will keep the hospital it acquired in Albany, Ga., under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. But that agreement now could expose Phoebe Putney to civil lawsuits.
Variations in the way physicians use medical devices have a significant impact on determining patient outcomes and costs, a new study found.
Hospitals may want to devote more attention to the power of social media, according to a recent study looking at the correlation between hospitals' Facebook ratings and how well they performed on 30-day readmission rates.
Idaho's St. Luke's Health System has asked for a rehearing of the case over whether it violated antitrust laws when it acquired a physician group.
How much did hospital uncompensated-care costs drop in 2014, the first year of the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansions?
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Authorities investigating allegations of a Medicaid scam involving doctors and others in New York City recall coming across something curious in a lower floor of a clinic: stacks of shoe boxes containing cheap, off-brand sneakers, boots and sandals in a variety of sizes.
Intensive cost-cutting and a full year of integrating an acquisition helped the St. Louis-based Catholic health system post a much-improved operating margin last year.
Hospitals and technology experts want the federal government to help create a platform or protocols for making sure medical devices can co-exist and interact on crowded wireless networks without disrupting one another.
Congress doesn't return from spring break until April 13, but advocates of repealing Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula aren't taking any time off.
Major pharmaceutical companies continue to actively oppose a yet-to-be-finalized proposed rule that would require generic-drug companies to update labels on products if they receive new safety information.
Federal regulators have expanded the approved use of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement system for patients with failing artificial heart valves and who are at high risk of complications from undergoing traditional surgery.