One of Florida's most powerful Republicans reportedly is using the results of a narrow study focusing on surgical outcomes to insinuate that extending Medicaid to more Americans increases their chances of dying.
New national guidelines indicate health insurers will face tougher regulatory scrutiny over how they protect customers from data breaches. But the guidance likely won't do much to prevent cyberattacks in the first place.
See who made the list. Read about the state of gender diversity in healthcare and about the careers and accomplishments that make these leaders the Top 25 Women in Healthcare in 2015.
Healthcare groups are girding themselves for the renewed legislative activity. There was a significant increase in lobbying spending by major stakeholders in the first quarter. The American Hospital Association, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and America's Health Insurance...
Healthcare providers have mixed responses to the administration's aggressive linkage of uncompensated-care funding to Medicaid expansion. Hospital leaders in Florida, Kansas, Tennessee and Texas strongly support Medicaid expansion but don't want to risk losing the money.
American Nurses Association President Pam Cipriano (one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare) says nurses are well-positioned to improve healthcare quality and care coordination and take on new roles as more care moves out of hospitals.
New York could become the eighth state to mandate that hospitals offer training to family and friends who care for patients after they are discharged from the hospital.
WASHINGTON—The CMS paid out more than $380 million in incentive payments through its Physician Quality Reporting System and electronic-prescribing incentive programs, but more than 400,000 providers chose to accept pay cuts rather than participate in the quality reporting system.
Federal, state and local public officials are working to get an HIV outbreak in rural Southern Indiana under control. But new cases are still being reported every day and they don't believe the outbreak has peaked yet.
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For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
To select Modern Healthcare's sixth biennial list of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare, sponsored by Furst Group, the magazine started with more than 200 nominations submitted between Dec. 15, 2014, and...