We're living in a unique moment in the history of healthcare. It's never been more important for leading organizations to start making bold changes that will help them nimbly adapt to the diverse needs of patients and better integrate new technologies that improve the quality of care.
Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin are forming a joint program for biomedical engineering.
LifePoint Health CEO Bill Carpenter credits his legal training for helping him steer the for-profit hospital chain through a series of recent acquisitions, supported by the system's solid financial performance.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) wants tougher rules to reclaim overpayments of health plan tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act as part of a package to cut spending by $98 billion over 10 years.
Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System put off its plans to build a new hospital and instead struck a deal to buy a rival hospital.
Hospitals and physician groups are consolidating, too, but most of the leaders on Modern Healthcare's Power Panel are more concerned about the financial impact of the pending health insurance megamergers.
Achieving the cultural changes that break down silos and boost safety remains a challenge at many healthcare institutions, but those are the hallmarks of facilities on the 100 Top Hospitals list.
The complaint that Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana and Nebraska filed in the Northern District of Texas takes issue with the Health Insurance Providers Fee assessed to health insurers to cover federal subsidies.
A growing number of states are giving advanced practice nurses more leeway to practice primary care. Still, state and national medical societies continue to oppose nurse practitioners gaining broader practice authority.
Dr. Alan Kaplan, was named CEO at UW Health, the healthcare system of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His appointment is effective May 2.
Karen Faulis has been named CEO of Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree, Calif., effective Feb. 22.
Some medical data miners may soon be allowed to share and sell Medicare and private-sector medical-claims data, as well as analyses of that data, under proposed CMS regulations.