In a turf war between hospitals and health insurers over physician practices, hospitals are winning by a long shot. But a slew of recent activity shows that insurers are clawing their way back.
Healthcare added 28,900 jobs in May, well exceeding April's 24,400 new hires and making it the second-highest U.S. sector for job growth behind retail trade.
The CMS said 91% of clinicians eligible for MIPS submitted data by the April 3 deadline. Even with that success, thousands of clinicians will still face reimbursement cuts for failing to meet MIPS requirements.
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.
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 opioid crisis in the United States has had a widespread impact on all aspects of society. The epidemic extends across multiple delivery points in the health care ecosystem, with no single entity capable of implementing a complete solution. While a holistic approach involving the entire...
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.