The ability to keep moving has enabled Einstein Healthcare Network to survive 150 years and grow from a 22-bed hospital in an old farmhouse to a comprehensive healthcare provider and education leader with hospitals and outpatient-care centers across the Philadelphia region.
One in five Latino households lacks nutritious food, more than twice the rate among white households. That's causing higher rates of obesity and related chronic conditions.
For the most part, the U.S. healthcare system treats oral health and medical health as separate areas of care, but some providers are going against the grain and seeing profound benefits for patients.
Medication-assisted treatment for opioid abusers is scarce in rural areas, but three projects aim to develop strategies to make it more accessible.
Some want to opt out of a CMS rule effective this week that's meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care. State officials say the rule is outdated and a waste of administrative resources. But scofflaws could see their federal funds withheld if they don't comply.
As family caregivers become an increasingly vital part of the healthcare system, the resources to help them are lagging behind, a new report finds.
Members of a panel of healthcare leaders who gathered in Chicago this week remain optimistic that through innovations and a persistent approach to patient-centered, data-driven care delivery, the healthcare industry can attack costs and bring them under control.
The CMS is teaming up with state Medicaid directors to set guidelines for managed Medicaid plans to ensure network adequacy.
A rise in the number of antimicrobial-resistant infections is in the global spotlight as world leaders on Wednesday discuss the growing threat of a post-antibiotic world.
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday confirmed that only 9.1% of Americans went without health insurance in 2015, the lowest rate ever recorded and a figure that has been pinned to the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion.
The hearing, titled “The Affordable Care Act on Shaky Ground: Outlook and Oversight,” is being held jointly by the House Energy and Commerce subcommittees on health and oversight and investigations.
By tweaking an existing funding opportunity to tackle the social determinants of health, the CMS will make it "more manageable" for organizations to apply, one observer said.