Michael Mussallem, chairman and CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based devicemaker Edwards Lifesciences, discusses the company's plans, how his firm demonstrates the value of its products to health systems and the prospects for repeal of the medical-device tax. He spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Jaimy...
The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates.
Virginia Mason Medical Center, responding Saturday after numerous press reports of deaths at its facility over a two-year period, said in a statement that the problem stemmed from endoscope cleaning guidelines that were inadequate.
Modern Healthcare is now accepting nominations for the Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2015.
The Jan. 19 story “Hiring in healthcare will improve, but boom will bypass hospitals” incorrectly stated that the American Health Care Association represents...
New Hampshire nursing homes could lose $7 million in expected Medicaid reimbursements as part of a plan to close a $58 million budget hole in the state's Department of Health and Human Services.
University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say they're planning a $150 million expansion of Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson to make room for more operating rooms, an imaging center, clinics and a revamped neonatal intensive-care unit.
Tennessee's State House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada, a staunch opponent of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 200,000 low-income Tennesseans, on Friday decried what he called "dishonest scare tactics" by a conservative group running radio ads targeting GOP lawmakers.
The New Mexico Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments Monday in a case that could decide whether some terminally ill patients in the state can end their lives.
Penn State Health is one step closer to acquiring another in-state hospital. Pennsylvania State University's board of trustees has approved plans for the acquisition of St. Joseph Regional Health Network from Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives.
The CMS will continue ordering some drug and device manufacturers to collect evidence on how well their technologies work before giving its final approval on reimbursement.
Hospitals across the country have been rapidly consolidating for some time, but more of them are doing so now from a position of financial strength as they see increased volume and an improved payer mix under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.