In what many are calling the biggest abortion decision in years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas law that limited women's access to the procedure. Many states have similar restrictions.
This week, the nation's highest court will weigh in on abortion case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is cutting back its participation in the state's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange next year after losing nearly $300 million in the individual market in 2015.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
Plano, Texas-based Vivify Health's software platform allows clinicians to monitor and check in with patients at home. The highest-risk patients are provided with a tablet, while others access the tools through their own devices.
Faced with a looming doctor shortage, some hospitals and health systems are turning to screening programs for aging surgeons as an alternative to setting a mandatory retirement age.
Recently on “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” comedian John Oliver took on the issue of medical debt, which he wrapped in the spectacle of a charitable move and a saucy challenge to former talk show host Oprah Winfrey.
Data Points for the week of June 6, 2016, covered the following topics: Rural healthcare, EMS services in rural areas, VA services in rural areas, and healthcare access in rural areas.
A half-century after formation of the Federation of American Hospitals, for-profit hospital chains have moved beyond a scandal-plagued past to forge a permanent place in the healthcare landscape that features both collaboration and competition with not-for-profit systems.
Sean Conlon has been named managing director and head of a new healthcare initiative at Bank of the West's commercial banking group based in Los Angeles.
Beg, borrow and steal. Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.
Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) hope a gathering of mental health professionals this week will remind their fellow legislators that time is running out to reform the country's mental health system.