Tufts Medical Center reported a drop in its operating surplus for fiscal 2015, as the not-for-profit saw a rise in total operating expenses.
The University of Southern California is bringing virtual reality to specialty care. Keck Medicine, USC's academic medical center, has launched a virtual care clinic that it believes will improve efficiency and reduce costs.
The biggest difference between hospitals with more nurses and those with fewer was felt by the sickest patients getting the riskiest surgeries. The better staffed the hospital, the less likely the patient would die or need to be sent to intensive-care services.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology says so-called clinical pathways created and distributed by payers and for-profit firms are laden with inadequacies and conflicts of interest.
David McQuaid has been appointed CEO of Ohio State University Health System and COO of the Wexner Medical Center, the university announced on Monday in a news release.
Many researchers and industry trade groups say HHS' proposal of a single institutional review board and new consent to reuse human specimens could delay new cures from reaching patients and might be too costly to implement.
Lisa Keane has been named president and COO of Wayne State University Physician Group, Dr. Jack Sobel, dean of Wayne State University School of Medicine, announced Monday.
Hospital systems in and around Atlanta are now moving swiftly and far from their traditional territories to fuse together a market that has been slow to consolidate.
If doughnuts bring Homer Simpson to mind rather than pediatric healthcare, you might wonder why there's a Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic.
University of Chicago Medicine will establish a Level 1 adult trauma center at its Hyde Park campus on Chicago's South Side, scrapping plans to develop one in collaboration with another hospital and giving activists exactly what they demanded from the start.
Kaiser Permanente is preparing to instill its integrated model for high-quality care at sustainable costs in the minds of future physicians. The Oakland, Calif.-based system plans to open an independent medical school in Southern California, with its first class expected to enroll in fall 2019.
The steady stream of such settlements illustrates HHS' concern over providers' compliance with the security provisions of HIPAA, experts say. HHS' Office for Civil Rights said this newest settlement shows the need for organizationwide risk analyses.