The departure of Robert Coward caught investors by surprise, given that Envision has not pointed to specific problems with its crucial physician-staffing business in recent quarters.
Envision Healthcare Monday announced new leadership positions amid falling stock prices.
An arbitrator has awarded $17.5 million to a former neurosurgeon who worked at Seattle's Swedish Health and said he was fired in retaliation for questioning the practices of another top surgeon.
Physician management firm Summit Health will expand outside of New Jersey through new partnerships in Oregon and Phoenix.
As the CMS' multipayer model experiments show promising results, clinicians hope the agency will launch more.
The CMS said more work needs to be done to get the word out among providers about MACRA since there are still awareness gaps around the requirements of the law nine months into its rollout.
Despite the popularity of online physician-rating sites, a new study finds they aren't a credible tool for patients looking for the best doctors.
New York's ban on assisted suicide stands after the state's highest court rejected arguments from terminally ill patients who want the right to seek life-ending drugs from a doctor.
Providers across the country have been snapping up physician groups primarily through piecemeal acquisitions of small group practices and hiring handfuls of new doctors. While individual purchases don't significantly change a market, 1 in 5 physician markets is considered highly concentrated.
Denisse Rojas is one of some 800,000 "Dreamers" who were permitted to attend college and work in the U.S. for two-year periods without fear of deportation under DACA. About 700 Dreamers around the U.S. aspire to healthcare careers.
Dr. Byron C. Scott, MD, MBA of Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health business, offers advice for hospitals on how they can ensure success, even when the future is uncertain.
Guest commentary: Tilting back toward independent medical practice and what it might mean for hospitals
Hospitals were major beneficiaries of the Obama years. In exchange for significant Medicare rate concessions, they received 20 million paying patients under the ACA. MACRA also was a win. But HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price has been quietly looking for ways to help independent practicing physicians.