For the Up & Comers class of 2014, Modern Healthcare's editors received more than 150 nominations from a wide variety of healthcare provider, insurer and supplier organizations. Predicting from among that group who will emerge as healthcare's household names over the next few years was no easy task.
We have all been hearing and reading about millennials—that dynamic, upstart generation of young adults who are shaking up the way we live and work.
A growing number of U.S. patients are having dialysis at home. But experts say Medicare payment policies, cost issues for providers and patients, patient demographics and physician comfort levels have gotten in the way of broader use.
The $25 billion dialysis industry faces transformation as it moves from offering a profitable niche service to what insurers see as a cost center under the population health-management approach.
Medicare is surfacing in political attack ads leading up to the Nov. 4 elections in several races that could determine which party controls the senate in 2015—and how much power congressional Republicans will have in wrangling with the Obama administration over the ACA and other healthcare...
If digital cloud technology proponents have their way, the field of radiology will be transformed, with major changes in who does the work of reading images, and where and how it's done.
Free-standing emergency departments have the potential to give rural populations access to care in areas where hospitals close. But many experts say that approach needs to be part of a broader solution that mixes emergency care with beefed-up primary and preventive care.
Hospitals' need to cut costs and coordinate care is driving health systems to give clinical and clerical workers greater responsibility for direct patient services, freeing up more-credentialed professionals for work only they are qualified to do.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit alleging that three surgeons performed unnecessary spinal surgeries, a distribution company they invested in encouraged them to pressure hospitals to buy its medical implants, and the company and one of the surgeons denied the physician investments even as...
This spring, Michigan lawmakers removed a major roadblock to the exchange of patient medical records between behavioral-health and medical providers by approving a uniform patient notification and consent form.
Citation: University of Arizona Medical Center, Behavioral Health Pavilion and Crisis Response Center
Awards judge James Bicak cited the University of Arizona Medical Center's new facilities as an example of a design that fits aesthetically into its desert environment with its look and use of materials.
The vision of providing better, faster, cheaper and more consumer-friendly healthcare is shared by many digital health and telehealth startups. Still, shifting healthcare services to the digital realm involves new challenges in ensuring quality and appropriate utilization.