The nation's top healthcare leaders overwhelmingly back the Affordable Care Act and support its goal of pushing providers away from fee-for-service medicine and toward delivering value-based care, according to Modern Healthcare's second-quarter CEO Power Panel poll.
Beg, borrow and steal. Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.
President Barack Obama joined forces with the rap artist Macklemore to improve efforts to reach out to those addicted to opioids and those who overdose on the drug often found in prescription painkillers.
The tax penalty and other measures designed to get younger, healthier people to sign up for individual plans on the ACA's insurance exchanges have not accomplished their mission of preventing adverse selection.
President Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima in pursuit of a nuclear weapon-free world will unleash uncomfortable emotions on both sides of the Pacific. He ought to note what survivors of the blast taught mankind about the long-term effects of radiation exposure and the threat posed by nuclear war.
The South Side of Chicago may finally regain a trauma center to treat its most severely injured adults.
In most presidential election years, the politics of healthcare at least has a nodding acquaintance with reality. This year, the two aren't even on speaking terms.
It's been nearly three years since former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin stepped away from the public eye as the nation's top doctor. As the driving force behind the creation of the White House's National Prevention Strategy, she worked to reduce preventable illness as a means of...
Innovative research and healthcare reform don't happen overnight. A commitment to research and evaluation is needed to make sure we get good value for healthcare dollars spent.
Greg Simon was named executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force, an initiative President Barack Obama announced during this year's State of the Union address, and led by Vice President Joe Biden, aiming to accelerate gains in cancer prevention and treatment.
An opioid abuse epidemic fueled by prescription drugs. Public outcry over high drug prices. A huge backlog of generic drug applications. Industry stakeholders pressing for faster approvals. Newly confirmed FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf tops our 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and...
The trajectory of opioid deaths in the U.S. is trending in the wrong direction and has to be moved to the top of the federal government's radar screen along with the threat of terrorism and promoting a strong economy, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.