Hospitals have been holding a lot more meet-and-greets for new hires this year, and it's unclear when those might slow down.
The president of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Robert Kelly, quietly stepped down Thursday from his post. The $4.6 billion hospital removed Kelly's biography and his name from its website, where it once appeared prominently among the executive leadership team.
HHS proposed on Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the healthcare system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
Indianapolis-based Community Health Network has launched a joint venture with management company VillageMD to sell analytics and disease management services to primary-care physicians.
The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled Congress' first hearing on the Planned Parenthood videos for next week. And the title they're using leaves little doubt about where Republicans who run Congress stand.
When patients have to go to the hospital, they're likely to choose a facility that employs their doctor, a new study suggests. The study, which finds that patients of independent doctors often choose low-cost and high-quality hospitals, hints that not all organizations are successfully integrating...
There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. Those stories and many more came from the pen of Dr. Oliver Sacks. Sacks, 82, died Sunday at his home in New York.
As more insurers shift to narrow provider networks to keep premiums down, hospitals increasingly find themselves caught in the middle as patients, insurers and physicians fight over who should pick up bills for services that patients unknowingly receive from out-of-network doctors.
In January, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina launched an online site that allows the public to see how much it pays particular providers for certain services. An unexpected group pushed BCBS of North Carolina to expand its price transparency efforts—physicians.
Accountable care organizations in Medicare's Shared Savings Program get to decide for themselves how to distribute bonuses, and primary-care doctors appear to be benefiting the most, according to a review of disclosures by the participants.
Data Points for the week of Aug. 31, 2015, covered the following topics: Estimated cost for U.S. military to provide transition-related healthcare to transgender personnel, nursing home care, Medicare Advantage competition and physician diversity.
Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit over Gov. Robert Bentley's effort to cut off Medicaid payments to the organization's Alabama clinics.