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Businesses could have a significant impact on public health, according to a new report. Workplace wellness strategies that focus solely on employees are less effective than those that also address social determinants within the communities where the businesses are located.
Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the city finally has a full-scale hospital again.
A Kentucky hospital locked down its emergency room for nine hours Saturday, after a patient arrived covered with sores and doctors feared a potential threat to the public's health.
Chicago-based Valence Health, a major provider of clinical-integration, population-health and value-based care services, has tapped R. Andrew Eckert as its next CEO.
Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff Tom Dart describes how he is providing behavioral healthcare services for the jail inmates who need them and how he is working to keep people with mental health issues from returning to the facility that some have called the nation's largest mental healthcare institution.
Accretive Health, the Chicago-based revenue-cycle management firm that recently turned down a takeover offer from Ascension Health, will give investors additional details on its financial performance when it reports earnings Wednesday.
In what must have been a terrible disappointment for Obamacare bashers on the presidential campaign trail, the early returns from California suggest the rate increases next year in the individual and small-group health insurance market will be modest. The news comes with a caveat: Everything may...
The sale of Capella Healthcare to a real estate investment trust heralds more deals to come between hospital operating companies and REITs as more providers realize it's time to cash in on their rich real estate portfolios, analysts say.
Cook County (Ill.) Jail is trying to shed its reputation as the “nation's largest mental health institution,” and it is leading a nationwide movement with jailhouse and community treatment strategies to keep inmates with mental illness from returning.
The U.S. military's giant EHR contract announced last week with a consortium including Cerner Corp. likely will have a major impact on advancing interoperability in health information technology across the entire U.S. healthcare system, experts say.
Residents of two rural communities in the Southwest face limited options to obtain convenient medical care after services were completely or partially shuttered.