The quarrel over surprise medical bills continues to escalate, and emergency room physicians are now suing the Obama administration in a bid to shift more of the blame to insurers.
California Gov. Jerry Brown trimmed the state's proposed budget for fiscal 2017 after projecting a decrease in tax revenue for the coming year, but he awarded more money for value-based payment initiatives and behavioral health programs.
Dr. Daniel DeBehnke has been named CEO of the Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine system. He succeeds interim CEO Rosanna Morris and interim President Dr. Bradley Britigan.
California health inspectors dispatched to two Los Angeles hospitals following "superbug" outbreaks involving a hard-to-clean medical scope found numerous safety violations that appeared to put more patients at risk, according to a newspaper report.
French officials ruffled the feathers of foodies this month when they announced that foie gras, the luxury pâté made from the fattened duck or goose liver, would not be produced for three months.
EchoPixel likes to compare its 3-D imaging technology to cutting through a loaf of bread. MRIs and CT scans can create flat, two-dimensional pictures—or single slices—of information. But what if you wanted to cut into the loaf from a different angle to get more detailed cross sections?
California Gov. Jerry Brown trimmed the state's proposed budget for fiscal 2017 after projecting a decrease in tax revenue for the coming year, but awarded more money for value-based payment initiatives and behavioral health programs.
A new analysis of hospital finances offers fresh fodder in the debate over the role that hospital consolidation and prices play in the growth of U.S. healthcare costs.
Some health and civil-rights advocates say guidelines that recommend women postpone breast cancer screenings until they are age 50 should not apply to black women, who are more likely to die if they contract the disease.
As providers are tasked with keeping people healthy through risk-based payment contracts, they're investing in genomics and personalized medicine in order to develop new methods of targeting patients who need early intervention.
The pressure is on for the CMS to transform, or even drop its recent proposal to change the way Medicare pays hospitals and doctors for outpatient drugs.
Nicholas Tejeda was named CEO of the Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in El Paso, Texas, a teaching hospital being built in partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The facility is expected to open in February. The Hospitals of Providence system is part of...