Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group has hired two new managing directors in its Huron Healthcare practice.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold premium subsidies through the federal exchange could spell the end of states establishing their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces. It could even prompt more states to turn over control of their exchanges to the federal government.
J. Mark McLoone has been appointed CEO of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.
Geographic disparities in access to organs remain a major issue in the U.S. Some in the transplant community say a proposal to fix the problem focuses too much on “shuffling organs” and too little on boosting low donor rates.
The Obama administration has given the go-ahead to Arkansas, Delaware and Pennsylvania to switch from federally facilitated health insurance marketplaces to state-based ones.
A new report from a legal aid organization for the poor accused the Pennsylvania Department of Health of failing to properly investigate complaints about nursing homes or enforce regulations that are designed to protect residents' safety.
Healthcare has lagged other industries in investment and innovation in information technology. Now, scrambling to catch up, hospitals and health systems are facing a tight supply of skilled IT managers and executives that is holding them back.
Healthcare confronts climate change: Schools, providers focus on health effects to dampen political opposition
A number of medical, nursing and public health schools around the country are launching programs to train students about the effects of climate change on health and how to reduce its impact.
Dr. Andrew Gurman, 63, is president-elect of the American Medical Association.
Hospitals and investors are banking on the U.S. Supreme Court or the states to save premium subsidies that have made health insurance affordable for 6.4 million people in 34 states. But the stocks of publicly traded hospital companies could take a big hit if that doesn't happen.
Don't count on many states to quickly establish their own insurance exchanges to keep their residents covered if the U.S. Supreme Court this month strikes down premium subsidies in states using the federal exchange.
The American Medical Association's policymaking body will debate this week in Chicago the hot-button issue of clinical standards for doctors who provide telemedicine services.