Total health-benefit cost growth for employer-based insurance has slowed to a near-record low in recent years, but it's employees who are feeling the pinch.
Unlike healthcare thought leaders and policy wonks, only a scant few practicing physicians are committed to population health management, value-based care and the “triple aim.”
The U.S. Justice Department's insistence on second-guessing physician judgment and treating questionable hospital admissions as false claims has sparked troubling changes in Medicare treatment that are raising costs for beneficiaries, the American Hospital Association claims.
Ascension Information Services, the tech arm of St. Louis-based Ascension health network, has named Gerry Lewis as senior vice president and CIO, a job he's held on an interim basis since July 1.
The developer of the Auvi-Q, a previously failed competitor to the EpiPen, will bring back the “talking” epinephrine auto-injector to the market in the first half of 2017, amid public backlash against EpiPen maker Mylan.
HCA will receive $750 million to transfer ownership of OU Medicine. SSM Health will partner with OU and the University Hospitals Authority and Trust to create a health care network.
Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, revealed on Tuesday that it has received subpoenas asking for information about the firm's relationships with drugmakers, charitable foundations and specialty pharmacies.
Edward Hills, a former chief operating officer of the MetroHealth System, and three others have been arrested by federal marshals and named in a 33-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland.
Intermountain Healthcare's supply chain chief will take his talents to Pensiamo, a supply chain venture recently formed by UPMC and IBM.
In January, Vermont will become the first state in the nation to move to a voluntary all-payer accountable care organization model, the CMS announced Wednesday. The Vermont program is modeled after a similar one from Maryland, but the Maryland program covers only hospitals.
Trinity Health ended its fiscal year with lower margins as it suffered from a massive $65.3 million liability charge this year for its Ohio Medicare Advantage plan Medigold and higher labor and supply costs.
Dr. Jeremy Boal, has been named president of Mount Sinai Downtown, the network of doctors' offices and treatment centers that the New York City health system is spending $500 million to develop. Boal will also take over leadership of Mount Sinai Beth Israel in the East Village.