Aberdeen, Wash.-based Grays Harbor Community Hospital laid off nearly a quarter of its executive leaders following a disappointing 2017 mired by low volumes and continued reimbursement reductions.
Washington state's insurance commissioner will use his rule-making authority to establish consumer protections for people enrolling in short-term plans as the Trump administration prepares to lift the limit.
RCCH will operate and manage the facilities in Washington, Alaska and Idaho, and UW Medicine will provide clinical and quality expertise. The two organizations said smaller community hospitals in the region are looking for partnerships with larger hospitals to support growth and quality improvement.
More than 622,000 Washington state residents received a low-value service from July 2015 to June 2016, according to a new study. Experts say physicians needs to rethink how they talk about treatment options with patients.
Washington's insurance commissioner fined Centene subsidiary Coordinated Care $1.5 million and briefly banned it from selling individual plans because of its inadequate provider network.
Everett, a city in Washington, is suing Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid pain medication OxyContin, in an unusual case that alleges the drugmaker knowingly allowed pills to be funneled into the black market and the city of about 108,000. Everett alleges the drugmaker did nothing to stop it and...
Guest Commentary: Healthcare's Triple Aim misses the mark; hit a bull's-eye by caring more for your caregivers
If there was one thing we could focus on at our healthcare organizations that is guaranteed to decrease patient mortality, lessen costs and malpractice claims, tamp down staff attrition, and improve productivity and satisfaction scores, would we do it?
Dr. Robert Pearl leads the 9,000 physicians employed by the Permanente Medical Group, which serves over 4 million Kaiser Permanente members in California and around Washington, D.C.
When Republicans attempt to repeal and replace the ACA, they may have to change course on repeal if they want insurers on board with replace.
Going to the hospital for a scheduled procedure can be scary enough. But the lure of a good fright is drawing droves of visitors to an abandoned hospital in rural Washington for ghost tours.
Health systems are asking California voters to approve Proposition 52, which would permanently extend Medi-Cal's hospital fee program. The fees paid by hospitals generate billions in federal matching funds that subsidize healthcare services for children, seniors and low-income citizens.
Dr. Carrie Byington has been named vice chancellor for health services, dean of the college of medicine and senior VP for the Health Science Center at Texas A&M University, effective in January.