Florida is scheduled to lose $1 billion in federal health funds at the end of June, a hole in the state budget the Legislature must fill in its upcoming session if a settlement isn't reached between the administrations of Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama.
Federal prosecutors say a hospital in North Little Rock will pay $2.7 million to settle claims that it filed improper claims under the Medicare program.
The same malware originating from China that recently targeted a small U.S. defense contractor matches the software used in the massive attack on health insurer Anthem, a leading cyber security firm told the Washington Post on Friday.
In the article “The rise of the specialty emergency department,” (Feb. 23, p. 22) the emergency medicine chairman at St. Joseph's Healthcare System, Paterson,...
The merger last week of the University of Arizona Health Network and Banner Health highlights the stark challenges academic medical centers face in the new economics of healthcare.
Banner Health CEO Peter Fine discusses the merger of University of Arizona Health Network and Banner Health in an interview with Modern Healthcare reporter Beth Kutscher.
The median prices for selected costly hospital products dipped in 2014 as hospital supply-chain leaders continued to negotiate tougher deals and clamp down on physician-preference items.
Regarding the Feb. 23 cover story “Hospitals face closures as 'a new day in healthcare' dawns,” it's a great article. Unfortunately, these closures will eventually place the basic ability to care for our citizens at risk, especially in rapid response to superbugs, Ebola/SARS, natural...
Sandra Bruce, president and CEO of Presence Health, discusses the challenge of merging cultures, increasing diversity in her system's executive ranks, continuous performance improvement and the economic impact of reducing inpatient hospital capacity on communities.
See a list of selected high-spend hospital products and devices, ranked by percentage change. Source: ECRI Institute. Published March 2, 2015, p. 34.
After months of nervous speculation, it's finally the U.S. Supreme Court's turn this week to consider the legal case that could solidify or savage President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law.
Dignity Health is preparing to apply for a California health insurance license that will allow the San Francisco-based health system to accept full financial risk for patients' medical care.