The American Medical Association and LexisNexis are tackling the issue of inaccurate provider directory data while also relieving heavy administrative burdens on doctors and payers.
Chinese billionaire Tianqiao Chen as recently as February used his 10% stake in Legg Mason to gain two board seats at the asset-management firm, including the vice chairmanship for himself. His designs for CHS haven't been made public but he already carries weight with his holdings.
The new money from a Los Angeles-based asset management firm includes equity and debt financing and will be used to buy doctors' practices and open additional outpatient clinics.
Wal-Mart Stores will bring Quest Diagnostics' laboratory testing services to 15 Walmart locations in Florida and Texas by the end of the year.
Providers at community health centers are vulnerable to burnout associated with adopting new delivery system reforms in the push to value-based care, a new study finds.
The long-term care industry has taken steps to create more patient-centered care plans that are resulting in less use of antipsychotics, but some doctors are worried the trend may lead to some patients not getting the drugs they need.
As policymakers, providers and payers continue to tinker with alternatives to an ailing fee-for-service delivery model, physicians are increasingly being called upon to help lead the transformation. Roughly 5% of hospital leaders were physicians in 2014, according to the American Association for...