Consumers already use review platforms to gather information and share their experiences; it's time for health professionals and government agencies to get on board.
Proposed cuts to safety net hospitals could damage the stream of new doctors for a generation, in a state that has chronic shortages of healthcare workers and some of the worst healthcare outcomes in the nation.
Evolent's technology and consulting platform can help identify high-risk patients by analyzing data from multiple sources and then create physician-driven care-management plans.
Balancing innovation with the rising costs of therapies and value-based payment models is top of mind this week at the largest annual gathering of oncologists.
Insurers wonder if CMS' latest effort to drum up interest in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative will overcome obstacles to participation in states that have laws prohibiting physician practices from taking on risk-based contracts.
In the last full year of the Obama administration, federal policymakers remain so focused on interoperability that an annual gathering hosted by the top national IT office leans hard on the issue.
An appeals court has affirmed the 45-year prison sentence for an Oakland County, Mich., cancer doctor who put hundreds of patients through needless treatments.
Accretive Health CEO Dr. Emad Rizk is leaving the struggling revenue-cycle company and has been replaced by Joseph Flanagan.
State Medicaid agencies around the country are limiting how many opioids providers can prescribe in an effort to curb the disproportionate number of beneficiaries who are at risk of overdose and death.
The University of Michigan Health System has joined Together Health Network as a referral provider for complex, or quaternary, healthcare services. Formed in 2014, Together Health is a clinically integrated network that includes more than 25 hospitals and 5,000 physicians across Michigan.
Dr. Paul Tang, a veteran physician informaticist and health IT policy guru, is going to work with Watson. The former chief technology and innovation officer at Medical Foundation/Sutter Health in Palo Alto, Calif., is now VP and chief health transformation officer at IBM Watson Health.
The Veterans Affairs Department wants to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice to their full authority at VA facilities. The change has long been debated at the VA and in Congress but is opposed by the American Medical Association and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.