UPMC will pay the government $2.5 million to settle allegations that its neurosurgeons submitted claims to Medicare for surgeries performed by others.
New York-Presbyterian has created a platform to provide a variety of telehealth services, including urgent care to patients across its network and across the country. Patients will also be able to pay an $800 one-time fee to receive a second opinion from a New York-Presbyterian physician.
Doctors and hospital leaders are skeptical of the "July effect," the term describing the mass arrival of new medical graduates that allegedly leads to more medical errors, lower quality of care and even higher mortality rates. They're also working to make sure it isn't real.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare boosted its operating margin in its fiscal third quarter, as the Chicago-based academic system continues to grow its footprint into the area's affluent suburbs. Northwestern also disclosed an HHS probe and a $50 million settlement.
Columbia University will pay the federal government $9.5 million to settle allegations that it received excessive reimbursements under hundreds of NIH grants.
Davis is the new CEO of VCU Health System Hospitals and Clinics, an academic medical center based in Richmond, Va., effective Oct. 1.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System announced it has entered a strategic affiliation agreement with Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and will join Vanderbilt's physician-led network.
UW Health in Madison, Wis., plans to partner and potentially merge insurance plans with UnityPoint Health-Meriter, a one-hospital system in southern Wisconsin.
Physicians and teaching hospitals received $7.52 billion in payments and investments from drug and device companies in 2015, according to information the CMS released Thursday from its Open Payments database.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago will offer Canadians a flat fee for orthopedic procedures, which have one of the longest wait times for treatment in Canada.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has begun an investigation of the hospital after several of its physicians claimed that layoffs among nurses and other staff have caused major patient-safety concerns.
The University of Michigan Health System has signed a letter of intent to acquire Wyoming, Mich.-based Metro Health Corp., a one-hospital system.