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After Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin dropped his long-sought goal of a universal, publicly funded healthcare system this past week, key members of his healthcare team immediately got back to work picking up less ambitious pieces of the plan.
A hospital in North Idaho is marketing itself to Canadian tourists — medical tourists, that is. Most of the patients who come into Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho, are from the local area — plus a few from Washington and Montana.\
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's comments about being open to a form of Medicaid expansion have brought reactions ranging from hope to scorn.
Alaska's new Medicaid expansion project director plans to extend healthcare coverage to some of the state's lowest-income residents.
Healthcare providers and insurers were busy implementing healthcare reform in 2014, millions of uninsured Americans gained coverage, and healthcare spending growth remained modest even as partisan warfare over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continued in full force.
Antibiotic resistance is a threat to national security. That's how President Barack Obama described the rapid growth of such resistance when he issued an executive order in September instructing HHS and the Defense and Agriculture departments to take aggressive action on the issue.
In the ongoing rush of healthcare deals, perhaps no other health system has been as aggressive as Catholic Health Initiatives, which has executed a dozen transactions in the past three years that have expanded its operations into health insurance and established a $1 billion foothold in Texas.
A child who was isolated as a potential Ebola case was released Saturday from the University of Chicago Medical Center after tests for the virus came back negative.
Months after Georgia allowed struggling rural hospitals to scale back their operations to save money, not a single facility has signed on.