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The healthcare industry, bolstered by hospital and health system hires, added 36,800 jobs in January, and other news
The healthcare industry, bolstered by hospital and health system hires, added 36,800 jobs in January. Figures for the first month of the year show that hospitals and outpatient clinics still have an appetite for hiring.
Broward Health reportedly is under two investigations—one federal, another state—that have come to light after the recent suicide of the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based system's CEO.
MyRounding makes software for use during hospital rounds. It can collect data on patients, create checklists on safety issues such as preventing hospital-acquired infections, track patient issues and assign tasks to specific employees.
There might be another tool in the battle against high drug costs: state consumer protection laws. A potential lawsuit in Massachusetts against drugmaker Gilead over its costly hepatitis C drugs could, if successful, forge a new path for states working to combat the high costs of certain drugs.
Republicans failed in their latest futile attempt Tuesday to kill President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a Groundhog Day vote by the House that was solely an exercise in election-year political messaging.
More than a dozen major healthcare organizations and associations have jumped into a Supreme Court case over the validity of a legal theory now used to bring many fraud lawsuits against them.
New federal requirements aimed at revealing wage inequalities could have significant implications for the healthcare industry, which is made up largely of female workers who historically have been paid less than their male counterparts.
Palmetto Health, a six-hospital system based in Columbia, S.C., reported an operating surplus in fiscal 2015, after experiencing operating losses the prior year.
The Urbana, Ill.-based Carle health system plans to appeal a court ruling involving whether hospitals should pay taxes. The Illinois 4th District Appellate Court ruled this month that part of a 2012 law allowing hospitals to avoid taxes is unconstitutional.
From gender identity checkboxes on EHR platforms to properly identifying sex to determine, for instance, what's considered a normal range for certain blood tests, hospitals and other providers are experiencing a cultural change in meeting the needs of LGBT patients.
If House Republicans win their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act, the federal government could wind up paying an additional $47 billion over 10 years to keep the program running, according to a new brief by the Urban Institute.