Congressional Republicans are still actively trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, most recently folding repeal of the individual mandate into the tax reform bill. Instead of "repeal and replace," the strategy appears to be "co-opt and confuse."
Dr. Jerry Penso believes that group medical practices are ideally positioned to lead the nation in the migration from fee-for-service to a value-based payment and care environment.
After passing both houses of Congress, the Republican tax bill was approved in conference committee with a final vote expected before Christmas. The House approved the Senate's inclusion of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, misrepresenting the mandate as an unfair tax on...
Executives look to create a culture that views the patient or member as a consumer by establishing new training programs and setting new standards for employees, according to results of Modern Healthcare's latest Power Panel survey.
Disrupt yourself or be disrupted. That's how Mark Ganz, CEO of Cambia Health Solutions, views today's uber-competitive world.
Accountable care organizations and patient-centered models are effectively moving the needle on cost and quality away from traditional fee-for-service medicine and are worthy of expansion—even as they experience growing pains.
Dreamers are no more certain of their future now than when the decision was made to terminate the DACA program. This uncertainty has left an American dream riddled with anxiety and fear for thousands at risk of deportation.
The Joint Commission has long considered its accreditation process the hallmark for the healthcare industry. But its other business—consulting—has often raised concerns about the separation of church and state.
Guest Commentary: Tax reform should mean improving the economy, but not at the expense of our healthcare system
Between the Senate's individual mandate repeal and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, the tax bill, as it stands today, is set to do more harm than good to America's health.
Guest Commentary: Community-based, tech-driven innovations can help transform an outdated health system
Outdated care models often leave families trying to manage chronic illnesses distressed, uncertain and financially strained.
Q&A with Dignity Health CEO Lloyd Dean: 'I will go anywhere there is a best practice and try to learn from others'
Operating in 21 states, Dignity Health serves a diverse patient population. For President and CEO Lloyd Dean, ensuring that the system evolves to meet community needs is essential.
The doctor cannot get to the point. He is trying. But even when his patient asks him directly, "Are you saying I'm dying?" he fumbles, unable to simply answer, "Yes."