Provider groups called on the CMS to create more opportunities for physicians to participate in existing and new alternative payment models to advance the Innovation Center's mission of moving healthcare delivery from volume to value.
Out of nearly 24,000 resolved state and federal lawsuits against Florida doctors in the past decade, the state's Health Department filed disciplinary charges just 128 times, according to a newspaper report.
The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors can seek to retry the lawmaker.
The American Medical Association wants more frequent screenings of pregnant and postpartum women for depression.
Hillary Clinton on Monday called on mental health professionals to create a standardized curriculum to teach middle and high school students nationwide about anxiety and depression.
Some providers say the CMS is sending mixed messages on regulatory relief on the shift to value-based care.
Anok Yai, a pre-med sophomore from Plymouth (N.H.) State University, had her picture taken by photographer Steven Hall while attending an event at Howard University's homecoming and is now a professional model.
Even if Outcome Health could take a magic purple pill and make its current legal and PR troubles go away, the job of peddling TV screens and tablets to doctors is going to be an uphill climb.
To boost engagement, providers are using wayfinding apps that help patients navigate hospitals, digital tools that automate follow-up texts after procedures, bill-paying and appointment reminders and partnering with Uber or Lyft to get patients to appointments.
Physician groups say they need more government support to boost alternative payment model participation across medical specialties and organizations to comply with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Patient outcomes don't suffer when surgeons perform critical parts of the procedure and then depart for another underway, according to a new JAMA study.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the not-for-profit organization that developed the White Coat Ceremony, formed a council Wednesday to support efforts that improve humanism in healthcare.