The Senate's second-ranking Republican leader Sunday said that lawmakers will work to avoid nearly $25 billion in Medicare cuts that would be triggered by tax overhaul legislation. But he called on Democrats to pitch in.
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This year, hurricanes, gun violence and wildfires tested the ability of healthcare providers to work in the most extreme conditions. These healthcare heroes went above and beyond to save lives in 2017.
Over the course of four days, more than 300 hundred nurses swooped into Houston to provide much-needed relief to storm-weary nurses.
Liver allocation policy pits U.S. regions and major medical centers against one another. After years of gridlock between stakeholders, will courts change the rules?
OSF Medical Group has adopted a new model in which a team of clinicians divvies up duties to see more patients and improve care.
'Tis the season of miracles. A year that began with lumps of coal for the healthcare industry ends with Christmas presents wrapped in ribbons of cautious optimism.
For much of 2017, attention was on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. By the end of the year, though, industry trends pointed toward the market reshaping itself through mergers and new offerings.
With strong ties to Puerto Rico, hospital staff in New York put their lives on hold to conduct vital clinical missions to the island after Hurricane Maria.
Surveyors that assess hospitals for compliance with federal and state laws are implementing a new policy that could lead to the closure of some so-called micro-hospitals.
At bedtime in the pediatric unit at Beaumont Children's hospital, community members are invited to stand outside the hospital and shine flashlights up at the hospital windows, and pediatric patients shine lights back in a show of support.
Congressional Republicans are still actively trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, most recently folding repeal of the individual mandate into the tax reform bill. Instead of "repeal and replace," the strategy appears to be "co-opt and confuse."
Florida Hospital CEO Daryl Tol describes how his team and community rallied to deliver much-needed supplies to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
When tragedy strikes, it's the nation's paramedics and emergency medical technicians who are typically first on the scene to deliver care and try to save lives. And 2017 certainly put the emergency medical services workforce to the test, with multiple natural disasters and another string of mass shootings, all on top of the everyday medical emergencies and carnage from traffic accidents and urban violence.
In the line of fire in Las Vegas, a physician assistant gives aid to the wounded.
Memorial Regional Hospital saw its patient load nearly quadruple during Hurricane Irma. Food service went from serving 5,000 meals a day to 18,000.
First he lost his freedom; now they're coming for his music. Once Martin Shkreli was the smirking "Pharma Bro" who induced outrage by jacking up the price of a life-saving drug and insulting his detractors on social media, now he's a prison inmate.
Kaiser Permanente leaders describe the harrowing experience of evacuating the Santa Rosa, Calif., hospital during fires in the fall.
Baptist Health South Florida exec on Hurricane Irma: 'It's not just getting through the storm, it is the aftermath'December 16, 2017
The COO of Baptist Health South Florida took matters into his own hands when he drove directly into Hurricane Irma to evacuate a chief nursing officer from the Florida Keys.
Bitcoin futures recently launched on a mainstream exchange. But the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt the cryptocurrency for anything more than paying ransom for breached data.