Special interests and lobbyists are undermining the campaign to combat opioid abuse, an epidemic that is now taking the lives of nearly 100 Americans a day.
The Puerto Rican healthcare system, which serves the 3.4 million people devastated by Hurricane Maria, operates under patently unfair Medicaid and Medicare funding rules.
Dr. Price resigns, Las Vegas endures a massacre, Trump accuses Puerto Rican officials of playing politics, and its easy to think there is nothing to be done, but that is not true.
More and more of you are faced with the reality that you can't grow and you may not be able to fulfill your own missions without answering the call to change. Innovation no longer is a novelty; it's a necessity.
The U.S. over the last half century has moved inexorably toward universal coverage: Medicare and Medicaid; the Children's Health Insurance Program; the ACA. It will get there one way or another.
Don't kid yourself. We haven't heard the last of repealing and replacing Obamacare.
As patient satisfaction and well-being become more intimately tied to the performance of healthcare organizations, leaders would be smart to listen to employees and become personally invested in their advancement.
The pace of mergers and escalating concentration in both provider and insurance markets shows no sign of abating. The idea that antitrust can reverse this trend-or should-is misplaced.
Gilead Sciences has a knack for putting itself at the center of the drug pricing debate, this time with its new non-Hodgkin Lyphoma treatment that will cost over $500,000.
More than a decade of rising awareness about the need for emergency preparedness, which began in southeast Texas after Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, appears to have paid off.
Congress returns from its summer recess amid hopeful signs that moderates in the Senate will craft bipartisan legislation to bolster the individual insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act.
The Trump administration wants to dramatically scale back Medicare's bundled-payment program. It is the wrong move at the wrong time and should be opposed by all providers and insurers committed to moving from payment for volume to payment for value.