High-profile suicides coupled with an overall rise in such deaths over the past two decades highlight the important role for healthcare providers to address depression and anxiety.
In an aim to solicit the most competitive bid for goods or services, healthcare organizations frequently issue a traditional Request for Proposal, or RFP, to various vendors. While a traditional RFP may get you the best price on that shiny new CT scanner or beds for your new hospital wing, it may...
Prescription opioid misuse and overdoses are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 40 Americans die every day from prescription opioid overdose. It also estimates that the economic impact in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the...
Avia and former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt announced a new Medicaid transformation initiative at the network summit, and healthcare leaders looked to pizza for digital tips.
Both Republican and Democratic political observers see a narrow possibility for yet another Obamacare repeal drive this year, given intense pressure from conservatives and the urgent GOP need to fire up right-wing voters to maintain their control of Congress in this fall's elections.
In the era of big data, integration is key. As providers increase their reliance on technology and their businesses continue to produce copious amounts and many different types of data, the key to success and efficiency will lie in the integration of their numerous systems. When software and...
More than 150 healthcare professionals from across the country gathered in Baltimore April 25-26 to discuss providers' response to the opioid epidemic and ways to reduce the opioid-related deaths that are devastating the country.
It should come as no surprise to providers across the country that nurses often wear a wide variety of hats beyond their role as a patient caregiver. As we begin National Nurses Week 2018, I'd like to take a moment to recognize the importance of nurses in America's hospitals and highlight how we...
In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma forced more than 6 million Floridians to evacuate from their homes. I was one of them.
Headlines about the opioid crisis gripping the United States are inescapable. It is a complex, large-scale problem with no single or simple solution. As a general internist, I have seen its devastating impact across the care continuum.
Modern Healthcare wins two prestigious journalism awards for its coverage of the opioid crisis and efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Modern Healthcare hosted Facebook Live and pre-recorded video interviews with healthcare industry experts from the in-depth series "No One is Free From Harm."