For 35 years, faith-based health systems have been exempt from federal regulations governing their pension plans. Now they face an uncertain financial future until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on whether they deserve it.
AHRQ—pronounced “arc” by wonks—is quietly lauded by fans and vocally scorned by detractors. Its mission of figuring out how to improve the healthcare system is all the more daunting for its relatively puny annual budget that for several years has hovered around $430 million.
A self-described child of the 1960s, she overcame barriers both personal and professional to gain prominence. She was a woman who made it in a field dominated by men. She quickly moved on to bigger and better positions after being outed as gay by a member of the board at the Ohio hospital system...
Inspired in part by the meth campaign, the hospital jolted parents—and stirred up plenty of criticism— with TV ads and billboards featuring pictures of overweight children, many with messages that subtly criticized parents. One, for example, said, “Big bones didn't make me this...
The New York-based ad agency, which focuses solely on healthcare, has been busy helping companies and organizations build brands and relationships, but it's also created groundbreaking social media platforms in-house for education and advocacy efforts.
The approach chosen to tell that story, the birth of the Northwell brand, was a video documenting one of the first births in the New York City area on New Year's Day 2016.
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Medical schools, sometimes with assistance from federal funds, have launched initiatives to encourage students to pursue a specialty in primary care. But factors outside the control of administrators are channeling students in other directions.
All hospitals across the U.S. face a broad array of challenges. The ones that made the top 50 in cardiac care are the ones that figured out how to navigate the unique challenges of a service line crucial to hospitals' overall quality performance and bottom lines.
When physicians burn out, solutions are elusive. Support groups can't counter the root causes of a crisis
Healthcare systems, practices and medical schools are deploying an array of tactics to help physicians cope with the unique stress of modern medicine. Some programs offer regular moments of reflection, connection with other doctors or other sources of catharsis.