The world's second-germiest tourist attraction has come undone since Seattle took steam cleaners to its famous “gum wall.”
The CMS is creating a separate star-rating system for health plans participating in an Obama administration experiment that is intended to better manage benefits and care for low-income and disabled Americans.
Health officials expect the number of people sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon to grow while they investigate the cause of the infection.
A typical health system compiles troves of data from more than a dozen sources, including electronic health records, insurance claims and Press Ganey reports. Analyzing all that data has become increasingly important to the successful operations of healthcare providers. Enter Tableau, a...
Julie Creamer has been named president of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and Dr. Howard Chrisman has been named president of Northwestern Medical Group, which includes doctors in Greater Chicago.
About 35 million Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for billable care-management services, but the CMS has received reimbursement requests for only about 100,000. Doctors have many complaints about the program, but some say it's helping them improve care.
Some providers say a proposal to transform Washington state's Medicaid program doesn't take into account the needs of children.
Some providers say a proposal to transform Washington state's Medicaid program doesn't take into account the needs of children and could dissuade their colleagues from treating beneficiaries in the program.
While the number of primary-care doctors in retainer-based arrangements remains relatively small—about 6,000 across the U.S.—it has grown by as much as 25% over the past few years. Some experts warn concierge practices threaten to exacerbate the primary-care physician squeeze.
Healthcare delivery system changes continue to push patients away from inpatient care. That's suggested by a Modern Healthcare review of American Hospital Directory data, which found that the number of patient discharges fell 8.4% from 2013 to 2014.
A pre-dawn blaze in Pullman, Wash., that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators determined Friday.
An agreement between Providence Health & Services and Walgreens Boots Alliance could signal that the retail drugstore is looking to get out of the healthcare clinic business.