In discussions about healthcare, there are two ubiquitous subjects: cost and access. Everyone from patients to providers to legislators are driven by the fact that healthcare should be accessible and affordable for all. These issues are exacerbated by the growing physician shortage—which data...
The fast-growing coworking startup said that it will create "collaboration hubs" in Manhattan, Boston and San Francisco that will include office space. The goal is to encourage information-sharing that could lead to better treatments.
The healthcare industry is using financial-assistance programs, employee-ownership models and partnerships with academic institutions to cope with high turnover along with simultaneous labor shortages.
The CMS has awarded seven organizations a total of $26.6 million to develop quality measures that address areas of care that aren't currently included in the Quality Payment Program.
Health systems are debating how to ensure research transparency in the wake of Dr. Jose Baselga's recent resignation from Memorial Sloan Kettering over undisclosed conflicts of interest.
After two years of gaining physicians, Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors in 2017. The state has about 2,900 full-time doctors, approximately 800 short of the number needed across all specialties.
Efforts to reduce physician burnout may need to begin during residency, one of two studies published Tuesday in JAMA indicates.
Heritage Provider Network founder and CEO Dr. Richard Merkin says his goal is to continually push the envelope and try things that haven't been done before.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced on Wednesday that Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will serve as its sixth president beginning in November. She'll be the first physician to lead the organization in nearly 50 years.
A proposal to sharply cut the 340B drug discount program drew some 1,400 comments when the Trump administration announced its plan last year. But a review of the responses found that some individuals had no memory of signing anything, much less sending their opinions about it.
Lawmakers want the CMS to abandon proposed changes to Medicare billing codes they fear will lead to doctors who treat the sickest patients being underpaid.
The Senate is expected this week to vote on legislation aimed at combating the opioid crisis. Meanwhile, physicians submit comments on the CMS' massive 2019 fee schedule rule.