It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
Three health systems in the Southeast announced Tuesday that they are forming an alliance to improve community healthcare.
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
Patient needs, demographics and market forces make it clear we must end our dysfunctional relationship with fee-for-service and embrace risk-based coordinated care, writes the head of CAPG, which represents physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care.
Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more. It remains unclear who bombed the hospital run by Doctors Without Borders and the international medical charity has...
Training in 21st century medicine must be aimed at creating health team leaders. They must be able to work closely with other professionals, understand population health and health policy, and know how to work within the social and economic constraints now reshaping their industry.
Some healthcare organizations are beginning to recognize that addressing housing issues not only meets the needs of low-income patients but helps them meet the Affordable Care Act's community benefit requirements.
Nine local staffers for Doctors Without Borders were killed and 30 were missing after an explosion near their hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that may have been caused by a U.S. airstrike.
Ask any surgeon to name the top three surgeons in the nation, the old joke goes, and they'll have trouble coming up with the other two names. But when the American College of Surgeons meets in Chicago this week, two-person resident and medical student teams will be able to provide definitive proof...
If you're in the market for a 12,000-square-foot lakeside fixer-upper, consider the home of the International College of Surgeons.
An effort by a regional chapter to get the American Academy of Family Physicians to take a stronger stance on climate change fell short at a recent meeting.
Hundreds of hospitals are believed to have settled with the government as part of a yearslong, nationwide investigation into the suspected overuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillators, or ICDs, according to lawyers with knowledge of the cases.