The burgeoning group of official and unofficial Republican presidential contenders all agree on one thing when it comes to healthcare policy: They really, really hate Obamacare.
Regarding the recent article “Healthcare spending rises 5.5% while rest of economy sputters”, I wonder if the rise in hospital costs could be related to the rapid growth of high-deductible health plans.
More than three-quarters of a representative sample of the nation's top healthcare leadership back the ongoing shift toward value-based payment systems. Yet only 20% are willing to do away completely with the industry's still dominant fee-for-service model.
WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans are nervously wrestling with how to respond if the U.S. Supreme Court in June strikes down Obamacare premium subsidies in up to 37 states.
A large percentage of hospitals that received Medicare's top five-star rating on patient satisfaction were penalized for excessive readmissions or fared poorly on curbing hospital-acquired conditions, a Modern Healthcare analysis shows.
With President Barack Obama's recent signing of legislation repealing the sustainable growth-rate formula for physician compensation and revising the Medicare qualified entity program, doctors will be paying more attention than ever to value.
There are signs of a partisan thaw in Congress that is allowing movement on healthcare legislation in the wake of the recent Medicare physician-payment overhaul. And a sharp uptick in lobbying spending by major healthcare industry groups suggests stakeholders see at least a temporary break in the...
Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System is planning to expand its outpatient services and build a new hospital.
Regarding the recent guest commentary “Preventing readmissions requires engaging care team, employing technology,” (ModernHealthcare.com, March 30), data analytics can play a part in this as well.
A clubhouse outbreak of pinkeye forced the Milwaukee Brewers to find a new way to acknowledge top plays at spring training.
A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law requiring doctors performing abortions to get hospital admitting privileges, ruling that any benefits to women's health from the requirement are "substantially outweighed" by restricting women's access to abortion.
Electronic health-record systems are doing a poor job graphing lab-test results, conclude the authors of an article published online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.