The whistle-blower whose case led to a whopping $320 million settlement between the government and SCAN Health Plan in 2012 is not entitled to any of that cash, a federal judge has ruled. Some say the decision could lead to fewer whistle-blowers bringing cases against Medicare Advantage plans.
Despite a trend toward outpatient care, Tenet Healthcare Corp. CEO Trevor Fetter says disease trends and demographics are pushing the demand for acute-care hospitals and that he sees hospitals as the cornerstone of the healthcare delivery system. He spoke with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill...
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The selection of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and President Barack Obama for the top two spots in the 14th annual Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare reflects the continuing centrality in healthcare of the ACA and the ongoing political battle over its future.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' influence on healthcare is hard to overstate, especially after this year's landmark King v. Burwell case. He placed No. 1 on Modern Healthcare's ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2015.
Elizabeth Dunne has been named president and CEO of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth.
United Therapeutics Corp. recently sold a record-setting $350 million voucher for fast-track Food and Drug Administration review to AbbVie. The secondary market for the vouchers highlights the industry's growing thirst to get to market with the next potential blockbuster therapy.
George Halvorson, former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, has been named this year's winner of the Healthcare Marketing Visionary IMPACT Award.
An agreement between Providence Health & Services and Walgreens Boots Alliance could signal that the retail drugstore is looking to get out of the healthcare clinic business.
Healthcare providers have gotten some balance sheet relief, thanks to a greater number of paying patients over the past couple of years. But bankruptcy filings suggest the industry has recovered more slowly than the improving economy would indicate.
Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys collects and organizes data from hundreds of sources and gives providers and researchers tools and applications that allow them to comb through the data to identify patient risk factors, track outcomes and evaluate treatment success.
Modern Healthcare and sister publication Advertising Age are proud to announce the finalists in the second annual Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Awards competition.