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Hospitals handling growing debt loads—for now

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 22, 2017

Hospitals are taking advantage of favorable borrowing rates to raise money in the bond markets for acquisitions and debt refinancing. But will they lament the binge?

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Late news briefs for the week of June 17

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

Get brief news summaries on Iowa Medicaid beneficiaries suing Gov. Kim Reynolds and why the growth of healthcare costs is unsustainable.

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California achieves near-universal healthcare coverage

By Shelby Livingston  |  June 17, 2017

Despite dwindling insurers in exchanges across the country in California, 11 plans competed for consumers in 2017 and the state has been known to turn away insurers because of high prices and inadequate networks.

AMA draws line in the sand on Medicaid caps, drug price transparency

By Maria Castellucci , Matthew Weinstock and Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 17, 2017

The American Medical Association last week left no room for doubt about its stance on legislative proposals to cap Medicaid funding: That would be "disastrous," AMA board member Dr. Carl Sirio said.

Leadership Symposium set for October 20-21

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

Modern Healthcare's second annual invitation-only Leadership Symposium offers a platform for healthcare leaders to debate, discuss and inform on the current state of the industry and the future of healthcare.

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Hospitals handling growing debt loads—for now

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 22, 2017

Hospitals are taking advantage of favorable borrowing rates to raise money in the bond markets for acquisitions and debt refinancing. But will they lament the binge?

50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2017

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

The 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders recognition program honors physicians working in all sectors of the healthcare industry who are steering their organizations and the healthcare delivery system through dynamic, challenging times.

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Q&A with National Quality Forum head Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 22, 2017

Dr. Shantanu Agrawal recently sat down with Modern Healthcare safety and quality reporter Maria Castellucci to discuss his plans for the NQF including efforts to address social determinants of health, the opioid crisis and physician burnout.

Q&A with new AMA President Dr. David Barbe on issues facing physicians

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

The nation's largest doctors' organization is led this year by a family medicine physician from rural Missouri. Modern Healthcare reporters Steven Ross Johnson and Maria Castellucci spoke with Dr. David Barbe. The following is an edited transcript.

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Data Points: Physician shortage projected to grow

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

There continues to be concern that the U.S. just doesn't have enough doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges earlier this year predicted that physician demand will continue to outpace supply.

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Spinach could help grow a healthier heart

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

A team of researchers has successefully cultured human heart cells onto spinach leaves that were first stripped of plant cells.

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