Cleveland-based MetroHealth released results Friday of a new initiative to promote opioid prevention that resulted in 3 million fewer opioid pills prescribed in the past 18 months.
Jefferies downgraded Tenet's stock from buy to hold, saying any sale of its revenue-cycle management subsidiary isn't likely to net more than $2.5 billion.
American political dynamics around healthcare and other issues could be changed by a U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday that significantly weakens public-sector labor unions.
Patient balance after insurance rose from 8% of the total bill responsibility in the first quarter of 2012 to 12.2% in the first quarter of 2017, which is inflating providers' bad debt.
The Joint Commission starting next year will cite hospitals if they fail to use specific naming conventions to identify newborns.
In a ruling with major ramifications for healthcare organizations, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public-sector labor unions cannot collect mandatory service fees from members for representing them in contract negotiations.
Low-value health care—services of low, no, or even negative impact on patients, as well as services delivered in an unsafe or inefficient manner—is pervasive across the globe. Some widely used services are clinically inappropriate for most patients under most circumstances.
Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross of Minnesota add downside risk, cut some prior authorizations in new contract
Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota have agreed to a five-year contract that includes downside risk, more coordinated care for patients with complex and serious illnesses, and the elimination of some prior authorizations.
While some proton therapy centers across the country have reportedly struggled to stay profitable, officials at University Hospitals in Cleveland say they've found the "sweet spot" two years after the health system opened its own $30 million center.
Prime Healthcare can challenge Humana's alleged underpayment for healthcare services delivered to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, a federal court judge said in a potentially precedent-setting ruling.
The growing availability of personalized estimator tools makes it harder for hospitals to argue they shouldn't be required to publish prices, as the CMS wants.
Rural hospitals with a relatively large amount of lab revenue may be jumping through a healthcare contracting loophole.