An agreement between Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and one of the largest employers in the country is yet another example that self-insured companies want to work more directly with high-quality health systems for certain procedures.
The Mayo Clinic Health System, which has cut compensation costs to rein in expenses, reported a higher operating margin and surplus in the third quarter of 2014.
The creation of multidisciplinary teams and the focus on standardizing best practices is paying off at hospitals that rose to the top of this year's list of Truven Health Analytics' 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Third-quarter earnings at Cerner Corp. rose 12%, roughly in line with analysts' expectations, as the health information technology company continues to diversify and grow its business.
Google is launching another foray into healthcare, specifically with a new pilot telehealth program, a company spokeswoman confirmed. Under the pilot, consumers using Google's Web search service for a particular symptom will see a “talk with a doctor now” option.
Health insurer Medica is rolling out a new narrow-network plan in Minnesota—an increasingly common option—with the Mayo Clinic as a central enticement to draw in potential enrollees.
Mayo Clinic is partnering with Columbus, Ohio-based HealthSpot to extend its virtual reach. Mayo plans a pilot, beginning in the middle of October and lasting for a year, using HealthSpot walk-in kiosks for patient visits. Mayo will initially target the employees at its Austin and Albert Lea...
Health insurer Medica is rolling out a new narrow-network plan in Minnesota, an increasingly common option, and Mayo Clinic will be the enticement to draw in potential enrollees.
If digital cloud technology proponents have their way, the field of radiology will be transformed, with major changes in who does the work of reading images, and where and how it's done.
Atlantic Health System CEO Joseph Trunfio announced plans to retire but will stay on until the Morristown, N.J.-based organization finds his successor in the coming months.
Healthcare providers including the Mayo Clinic are expressing interest in working with Apple on its new smartwatch and HealthKit software platform to enable people to collect and share their health information. But skeptics say most consumers have limited interest in using wearable devices to...
In a much-hyped event Tuesday, Apple rolled out its new smartwatch that's able to collect health data and share it with providers through the tech giant's HealthKit app, which has drawn interest from major healthcare players such as Mayo Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.