When the CMS implemented MACRA last fall, physicians focused their attention on two payment tracks. But another option is available that experts say will benefit physicians and ACOs even more.
An invited group of 30 physicians, executives, medical researchers, lawyers and the media gathered Monday at the HealthQuake Summit in Detroit to talk about the future of medicine.
Medical imaging use in the U.S. has dropped significantly after years of widespread growth, leading to curtailed hiring, equipment purchases and reduced access to the technology thanks to cuts in federal reimbursement and new coding arrangements, according to a new study.
A coalition of six physicians' groups sent a letter Wednesday to Congress critical of the latest version of the American Health Care Act, which would give states the option of scaling back essential health benefits such as mental health coverage.
Searching for a doctor in Chicago may soon be as easy as searching for the best Thai food on your block. At least that's the idea at Advocate Health Care. The health system's website will now contain patient star ratings on physician profiles, along with name, specialties and contact information.
Building a culture that encourages staff to constantly improve is a key trait among this year's 15 Top Health Systems. The list is published annually by Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson Health.
A new Manhattan company aims to make booking an appointment with a physical therapist as easy as reserving a table at that trendy Italian restaurant with your smartphone.
Hospitals are paying a high cost for ambiguity in heart attack care. Now, a new Troponin T assay promises to bring unprecedented diagnostic precision to the ER.
Envision Healthcare has rebranded its giant physician staffing business as Envision Physician Services to reflect the scope and breadth of its offerings. The company's 23,000 physicians and advanced medical practitioners can staff nearly every department of a hospital.
Consumers are increasingly turning to review sites such as Yelp to help them shop for quality healthcare in this age of high copays and deductibles. But do user ratings and reviews really help people find the best hospitals? A new report suggests they can make a difference.
Pennsylvania is considering legislation that would allow nurse practitioners to practice in rural or underserved areas without the supervision of a physician.
Epic Systems Corp. seemed to be getting into the doctor/patient connection game when it announced a new app this month: TinDr. The app would allow doctors and patients to swipe through a stream of...