State Medicaid agencies are bracing for hundreds of millions of dollars in new obligations, thanks to a significant increase in Medicare premiums.
As public health officials continue to make connections between health and societal factors, there's mounting evidence that diseases once considered exotic are taking root in the poorest areas of the U.S.
CHI St. Luke's Health, Houston, has named Michael McBride group president of six Texas hospitals, effective Nov. 9.
Dan Wolterman, 59, will retire as CEO at Memorial Hermann Health System, effective the middle of next year. Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been hired to conduct a national search for his successor.
Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, will retire in the second half of 2016, after 17 years with the Houston-based system.
Some healthcare organizations are beginning to recognize that addressing housing issues not only meets the needs of low-income patients but helps them meet the Affordable Care Act's community benefit requirements.
Cone Health joins the ranks of health systems entering the insurance business as it begins to market its new Medicare Advantage plan.
UT Southwestern Medical Center plans to bring its hospital campuses under a new joint operating company formed with Dallas-based Texas Health Resources. The new company will also include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
An El Paso clinic shuttered by Texas' tough 2013 abortion law reopened Tuesday, the first in the state to do so since the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of some of the key restrictions three months ago.
A Texas health system is under fire for calling the police on an undocumented immigrant who presented a fake ID along with a valid insurance card. The episode highlights challenges faced by providers who treat patients living in the U.S. without authorization.
Juan Quintana is the new president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Quintana, 52, has been a certified registered nurse anesthetist for 15 years, most recently in Winnsboro, Texas. He began his new role this month and will serve a one-year term, replacing Sharon Pearce.
Memorial Hermann health system said it is re-evaluating its processes after staff at one of its clinics called police on an undocumented patient who presented false identification.