Modern Healthcare Breaking News http://www.modernhealthcare.com Latest Breaking News from Modern Healthcare en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 http://www.modernhealthcare.com http://www.modernhealthcare.com/graphics/icons/rss.gif Editorial: Help the addicted, not the conflicted http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019849 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Special interests and lobbyists are undermining the campaign to combat opioid abuse, an epidemic that is now taking the lives of nearly 100 Americans a day. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019849 Concierge care taking hold at some large, urban hospitals http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019863 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Some hospitals allow patients to pay a sizable annual retainer fee for 24-7 access to their doctors. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019863 Guest Commentary: Washington needs to stabilize the markets to move forward on healthcare http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019848 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST After a season of healthcare policy fits and starts, now is the time for Washington to take a collective deep breath and assess what we learned and how we as a nation can do better. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019848 CHS, Tenet competitors rush to buy their strategic assets at a premium http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019873 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST With struggling giants Tenet and Community Health Systems now sellers rather than buyers of hospitals, their competitors are paying a premium to acquire their coveted facilities. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171019873 Q&A​ with​ Sarah​ Krevans:​ 'This is a time when knowing your core values and core mission is important' http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029981 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Sarah Krevans, president and CEO of Sutter Health, talked to Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock about how the Northern California system dealt with and still is dealing with the wildfires sweeping the state. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029981 Wildfires strain California hospitals http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029982 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Wildfires that have ripped through communities in Northern California have stretched the area's healthcare system to its limit. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029982 House​ to​ examine​ bill​ that​ would​ speed​ payment​ from​ VA​ Choice​ program http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029990 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Hospitals would benefit from changes to the VA Choice program under a bill being discussed in the House. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029990 Q&A with Chip Davis: Increased competition will cure drug cost ills http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029997 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Chip Davis, the president and CEOof the Association for Accessible Medicines, talks about the need for more competition to bring down healthcare costs. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029997 Some plastic surgeons' social media antics raise eyebrows http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029998 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Plastic surgeons work hard to make people more beautiful, but some colleagues believe a few are creating an unflattering spectacle on social media. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029998 A sweeter side of Zeke Emanuel http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029999 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EST Oncologist, bioethicist and super healthcare wonk Ezekiel "Zeke" Emanuel can now add one sweet line to his resume—his own namesake artisanal chocolate bar. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171021/NEWS/171029999