The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
The Rochester, Minn.-based system will establish the biobank for President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, which aims to collect at least 1 million volunteers' biological samples to promote individually tailored disease treatment.
Beacon Health System in South Bend, Ind., has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
Beacon Health System is the first Indiana health system to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, which has partnered with more than 35 providers across the U.S. since 2011.
A trio of healthcare information technology experts that includes a vice president of IT from Kaiser Permanente and a senior editor for the Mayo Clinic's website will advise HHS on standards for sharing patient medical information.
Community Health Systems, Franklin, Tenn., has made two operations leadership promotions.
Fostering a culture of transparency on performance measures is one of the key strategies used by the health systems that made this year's list of Truven Health Analytics' 15 Top Health Systems.
As conversations in healthcare continue to focus on quality, patient safety and a system shifting to value over volume, Modern Healthcare's 12th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders increasingly reflects the industry players charged with making it happen.
The Rochester, Minn.-based system has been trying to cut costs by cutting jobs and benefits, and outsourcing some of its staff. That worked in 2014, but Mayo reported Thursday that its expenses were up 9.7% in fiscal 2015. That's driven by an 8.5% increase in salaries and benefits and a 14.5%...
A growing number of states are giving advanced practice nurses more leeway to practice primary care. Still, state and national medical societies continue to oppose nurse practitioners gaining broader practice authority.
Access to top-tier specialists, second opinions and timely appointments. That's what the savviest and most connected patients get when they're faced with a serious medical condition. Technology company Grand Rounds has developed tools it says provide that same level of service to everyone else.
Physician CEOs make up only 5% of CEOs at hospitals in the country, according to the American College of Physician Executives. Other hospitals with a physician CEO include the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic.