Dr. Mike Schatzlein, senior VP of Ascension Health and ministry market executive for Ascension's Indiana and Tennessee markets, will retire after six years with the St. Louis-based system, effective Dec. 31.
A judge has ruled that Wisconsin health officials went too far trying to recoup Medicaid payments from dozens of independent nurses who care for severely disabled patients in their homes.
For the most part, the U.S. healthcare system treats oral health and medical health as separate areas of care, but some providers are going against the grain and seeing profound benefits for patients.
House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to replace the ACA and fundamentally change federal Medicaid funding. Providers and patients in his home district are leery of the proposals, which would drive the healthcare agenda under a Trump administration.
Everyone agrees the Affordable Care Act exchanges need more people to sign up for coverage to make those marketplaces more stable. But many Americans haven't enrolled because they find the health insurance confusing.
A Wisconsin health system and its employees cannot be sued over inappropriate access to patient medical records under a state law, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Tuesday.
At least 1,000 unionized nurses, support staff and community leaders have signed a petition to address concerns that Ascension Wisconsin has plans to cut staff and services at St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee.
A slew of states, hospitals and thousands of medical professionals sued HHS on Tuesday to challenge its controversial gender transition care rule for violating religious and states' rights.
Beth Killoran has been named CIO of HHS, a cybersecurity and privacy protection position she's held in interim capacity for eight months.
Co-founded in 2015 by former venture capitalist Travis Messina, Nashville-based Contessa Health provides medical and surgical acute-care services to patients in their homes at a bundled rate.
Kerry Shannon has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at the Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle.
Darcy Burthay has been promoted to president and CEO of Providence Health System in Washington, D.C., an Ascension Health subsidiary.