For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
There are signs of a partisan thaw in Congress that is allowing movement on healthcare legislation in the wake of the recent Medicare physician-payment overhaul. And a sharp uptick in lobbying spending by major healthcare industry groups suggests stakeholders see at least a temporary break in the...
Some hospital leaders think new trustees without healthcare experience need about three years to gain confidence and competence in their role. But Dr. John Combes believes that thinking is dangerously out of date.
Efforts to effectively manage patients after they've been discharged is a key feature distinguishing high-performing health systems from their peers in Truven Health Analytics' seventh annual ranking of top-performing systems.
Provider-owned health plans continue to spring up or get larger as more hospitals and physician groups are moving to take on financial risk for their patients under value-based and capitated payment contracts.
Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes and one new independent nurse-practitioner-led clinic.
Modern Healthcare's 11th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in many ways reflects the transformation of healthcare over the past several years.
Get ready for another chapter in the prolonged saga of whether Idaho's St. Luke's Health System violated antitrust laws when it acquired a physician group.
Oregon's health insurance exchange will formally close thanks to a bill Gov. Kate Brown signed to shutter the site.
Oregon's long-troubled health insurance exchange is being put out of its misery thanks to a new law formally shutting it down.
While most healthcare stakeholders have slowed their spending on Washington lobbying, one sector has cranked up the pressure—the medical-device industry.
Oregon is again suing the technology company that built its failed insurance exchange because the contractor now wants to bow out of running Oregon's Medicaid enrollment system before the state is ready to switch to a new one.