Providers and policymakers will explore implementation strategies for bundled-payment models and address physician concerns about the CMS' bundled-payment experiments at the Fifth National Bundled Payment Summit in Washington.
The Obama administration this week hopes to block yet another lawsuit that could disrupt the Affordable Care Act, arguing that the plaintiffs lack standing to sue.
Karen Ignagni, 61, the longtime head of America's Health Insurance Plans, is leaving the industry's powerful lobbying group to become president and CEO of EmblemHealth, a financially troubled insurer based in New York.
Madeline Bell has been named CEO of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, effective July 1. She'll succeed Dr. Steven Altschuler, who is retiring after 15 years.
Many healthcare professionals and patient advocates, regardless of their stance on the emotionally charged issue, hope the recently reignited national debate over physician-assisted suicide will boost awareness and use of palliative care and hospice care.
R. Craig McCoy has been named CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, S.C., effective June 8.
Hospitals and health systems are taking different roads on how to provide urgent care, with some choosing to partner with urgent-care center operators and others building their own.
Providence Health & Services saw operating margin gains last year as it treated more patients and reduced its bad debt, particularly in states that expanded their Medicaid programs.
The home-care industry and the Obama administration will face off Thursday in a federal appeals court in Washington in a case with major financial implications for the industry and its low-wage workers.
Dr. Stephen Grubbs has been named senior director of the new clinical affairs department of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Alexandria, Va.
Providence Health & Services saw an improvement in its operating margin in 2014 as it treated more patients and reduced its bad debt, particularly in states that expanded their Medicaid rosters.
Just as the medical home has morphed into the medical neighborhood, a new initiative seeks to take the concept of population health to the national and international levels.