Modern Healthcare Breaking News Latest Breaking News from Modern Healthcare en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 Editorial: Help the addicted, not the conflicted 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. Concierge care taking hold at some large, urban hospitals 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. Guest Commentary: Washington needs to stabilize the markets to move forward on healthcare 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. CHS, Tenet competitors rush to buy their strategic assets at a premium 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. Q&A​ with​ Sarah​ Krevans:​ 'This is a time when knowing your core values and core mission is important' 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. Wildfires strain California hospitals 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. House​ to​ examine​ bill​ that​ would​ speed​ payment​ from​ VA​ Choice​ program 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. Q&A with Chip Davis: Increased competition will cure drug cost ills 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. Some plastic surgeons' social media antics raise eyebrows 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. A sweeter side of Zeke Emanuel 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.