The two federal antitrust enforcement agencies will scrutinize provider competition and payment models during a two-day workshop this week in Washington.
Judging from a House hearing last week, Congress is unlikely to further delay implementation of the ICD-10 coding system. Of course, few predicted last year's congressional decision to put it off for a year.
Primary-care networks Tandigm Health and Innovative Wellness Alliance are entering into an agreement with Huntingdon Valley, Pa.-based Holy Redeemer Health System that will bring the organizations closer to a population-health model.
Geisinger's second century of innovation: Health system spreading best practices through new company
One hundred years ago, when Abigail Geisinger, the widow of an iron mining magnate, founded the 63-bed George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital in Danville, Pa., she told the chief surgeon: “Make my hospital right; make it the best.”
Primary-care networks Tandigm Health and Innovative Wellness Alliance are joining in an agreement with the Huntingdon Valley, Pa.-based Holy Redeemer Health System that will bring the organizations closer to a population health model.
Healthcare's largest data breach at health insurer Anthem has ignited debate over whether insurers and the healthcare industry are doing enough to safeguard consumers' medical and personal information, particularly in encrypting data.
Facing greater financial incentives to keep patients healthy and out of the hospital, some health systems and health plans have hired community health workers to improve care delivery and address the multiple social factors that can affect health.
Pittsburgh's two major health systems reported greater profitability in their most recent earnings, despite increased competition and a bitter regional turf war.
Pittsburgh’s two major health systems reported greater profitability in their most recent earnings, despite increased competition and a bitter regional turf war.
Abington (Pa.) Health and Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System have reached a definitive agreement to merge.
Even as value-based contracting proliferates, the financial incentives for hospitals and medical groups to eliminate waste and improve care have barely changed.
Behavioral health stakeholders are uniting behind a bill first introduced in 2013 by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), a psychologist who spent more than a year holding hearings on mental illness after the Sandy Hook shootings. But while many professional and patient-advocacy groups back the measure, others...