HonorHealth saved $1.5 million when it renegotiated prices for knee and hip implants. Hospitals nationwide are looking for ways to eliminate cost variation in this service line.
The Association of American Medical Colleges has been lobbying Congress to find ways to address what's expected to be a devastating physician shortage. AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch spoke to Modern Healthcare about issues facing the next generation of physicians.
A joint replacement surgery can cost as little as $5,000 or as much as $30,000 depending on the hospital due to differences in practice patterns and devices used, according to a new Premier report.
Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and a former campus gynecologist who they accuse of molesting patients over decades as a "serial sexual predator," according to a court filing Monday.
There's been a drop in the number of foreign-born medical graduates applying for residencies in the U.S. at the same time that the country struggles with physician staffing shortages. Industry stakeholders worry the decline comes from recent efforts to stem immigration.
California's physician aid-in-dying law was thrown into limbo when a state judge overturned it, ruling the Legislature unconstitutionally passed the law during a special session limited to healthcare issues.
Dr. Dang "Don" Tran will serve as president of SSM Health Medical Group, effective June 11.
Healthcare continues to be a job generator, adding a net total of 24,000 positions in April alone. But the news isn't all rosy. Major shortages are expected in some critical areas over the next decade, including a potential gap of 121,000 physicians by 2030.
Atrium Health will release Mecklenburg Medical Group physicians from noncompete provisions and allow them to form their own practice.
The American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine have developed a new way to reimburse physicians who treat patients for opioid use disorder.
Several medical associations blasted a value-based payment system created by MACRA for potentially causing harm to patients and sparking millions of dollars in financial penalties for providers.
The average salary for primary-care and specialty doctors in the U.S. increased this year. But women and minority physicians still earn significantly less than white and male doctors, a new report found.