The 10-hospital Kentucky Health Collaborative used its first year of operations to build trust among CEOs and tackle a few group purchasing projects. Now, it will take on population health.
Losses from self-pay patients have hospitals scrambling to better manage patient registration and bill collections.
DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent physician group in the Chicago area, is continuing its rapid expansion by entering the northwest suburbs.
Wal-Mart Stores will bring Quest Diagnostics' laboratory testing services to 15 Walmart locations in Florida and Texas by the end of the year.
Policymakers have touted the patient-centered medical home model as an opportunity to improve access to primary-care services while decreasing healthcare costs through the prevention of chronic diseases. But a new study shows the model has mixed results.
Vitas Healthcare, based in Miami, is denying that it paid kickbacks to Dr. Farid Fata, who is serving a 45-year prison sentence for putting hundreds of patients through needless cancer treatments.
The settlement ends a seven-year legal battle that also saw Amedisys pay $150 million to the U.S. Justice Department for allegedly inflating Medicare home care visits.