Modern Healthcare Breaking News Latest Breaking News from Modern Healthcare en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 Trump proposes considering public benefit use in immigration applications Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:23:34 EST Hundreds of thousands of low-income children and other members of low-income legal immigrant families could drop out of public programs providing healthcare, nutrition and housing assistance due to a controversial proposed Trump administration rule. Week Ahead: Data-blocking proposal under final review Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST The Office of Management and Budget is taking a look at a proposed rule aiming to end the practice of data-blocking. Medicaid blues: Hospitals, insurers wage political battle over managed-care dollars Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST Medicaid, the 50-year-old federal-state health coverage plan for the poor, has devolved into a political inter-industry feud in the impoverished Mississippi Delta. What does the fight foretell about the Medicaid industry and how it treats the... Sen. Cassidy: We're working on lowering prices for patients Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST Healthcare costs are too high. Families are grappling with double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums and rising out-of-pocket expenses. A growing percentage of our nation's gross domestic product is consumed by healthcare... Commentary: Culturally competent care can help African American mental illness stigma Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST To reduce the stigma of mental illness among African-Americans, professor Ruth C. White urges a two-pronged approach: focus on changing perceptions and making culturally competent care more accessible. Q&A with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital CEO on expansion, public health Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST Like its namesake, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital isn't satisfied standing pat. The Hollywood, Fla., hospital is adding floors and has been pushing northward, expanding its services to Palm Beach County. New CEO Caitlin Beck Stella talks about the... Data Points: 1918 Spanish flu hits centennial; virus killed 50 million worldwide Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST One hundred years ago this month, the "mother of all pandemics was sweeping the world. The flu pandemic, caused by an airborne H1N1 virus, killed an estimated 1% to 2% of the world's population, primarily young and often healthy adults in 1918... The internet of things extends healthcare into the home Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST Now that devices like blood pressure cuffs and scales are connected to the internet, patients can send their medical measurements directly to health systems, whose care teams monitor the patients' well-being. Rep. Peters: Bipartisan process needed to fix insurance markets Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST The Affordable Care Act was not perfect -- nor was it intended to be that way. Everyone should welcome the opportunity to make necessary adjustments to the framework of our current system. When we do, the fixes must be bipartisan. The 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST Modern Healthcare's 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare is a featured collection of commentaries from lawmakers and healthcare organization leaders.