The decline of the independent medical practice and lack of physician-owned hospitals caused by consolidation have negative implications for continuity of patient care, quality, innovation and cost, the Physicians Advocacy Institute warned Congress.
Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel survey indicates healthcare leaders still fear unbridled drug costs and wonder if the industry has reached a breaking point.
At Advocate's second simulation center, clinicians and others practice improving patient safety.
In 2016, newly trained male physicians in New York earned on average $26,367 more than their female colleagues, a new study found. That's a much larger pay gap than in 2010 when male doctors earned on average $11,931 more than female doctors in the state.
The new HHS secretary told House lawmakers Wednesday that he will take a look at the Affordable Care Act's restrictions on physician-owned hospitals to promote competition among providers.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is discouraging ovarian cancer screening for asymptomatic women, saying it's ineffective and has a high incidence of false-positives and doesn't curb mortality rates.
OxyContin has long been the world's top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for privately held Purdue Pharma. Now, the company said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors.
Billionaire physician-entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has a new sideline: newspaper owner.
Congress gave the healthcare industry some surprising and widespread relief in its two-year budget deal.
The CMS has repealed an Obama-era policy that prohibited using medical student notes in patient records. Previously, teaching physicians were required to redo a student's work.
As healthcare grows more complex and technology-reliant in the push to value-based care, independent practice providers are looking to ACOs as a way to adapt to changes while also keeping their autonomy.
A program at the University of Louisville School of Medicine takes a big step toward narrowing the healthcare gap in the LGBT community.