Despite operating out of a MASH-like unit, clinicians in the Florida Keys prove that old-school medicine can still result in quality care.
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Dr. Jerry Penso believes that group medical practices are ideally positioned to lead the nation in the migration from fee-for-service to a value-based payment and care environment.
Clinicians at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center didn't hesitate to answer the call following the tragic shooting on the Las Vegas strip.
Dr. Peter Pronovost said he will be leaving Johns Hopkins' Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality to serve as senior vice president for clinical strategy at UnitedHealthcare.
Months after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the losses at Florida and Texas hospitals are large and still not fully counted. It's still unclear when and how much aid they will receive.
Washington's insurance commissioner fined Centene subsidiary Coordinated Care $1.5 million and briefly banned it from selling individual plans because of its inadequate provider network.
Health organizations move IT off premises, Intermountain and Press Ganey work together, and men harass women in biomedicine.
Facing a doctor shortage, Oklahoma asked the CMS for federal Medicaid funds to pay state universities to recruit, train and retain medical professionals to bring more docs to the state. The CMS has denied the proposal.
While repealing the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, House and Senate Republicans have agreed to preserve tax-exempt, municipal private activity bonds as a way for hospitals and other not-for-profit organizations to raise capital for construction projects.
A panel that advises Congress wants to make it easier for states to get Medicaid waivers.
The settlement, if approved by the federal appeals court, would allow the state attorneys general to continue their fight to resurrect the cost-sharing subsidies for insurers.
After weeks of delays, Louisiana lawmakers approved lucrative contract extensions for five private insurers that manage healthcare services for 1.5 million Medicaid members in the state.
Top health plans and providers in California have joined an effort to use a unified, standard set of quality performance measures for accountable care organization reporting and ease the administrative burden on clinicians.
A recent study found patients who reported high satisfaction with their overall care experience were 39% less likely to be readmitted than patients who were not as satisfied.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has begun reviewing the planned merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and several other hospital systems that would create the second-largest healthcare network in the state.
Committee calls for creating a 'care continuum' to meet unmet needs of patients with serious mental illnessDecember 14, 2017
A new government report finds the health system provides little in the way of clinical or social supports for those with serious mental illness.
The Children's Health Insurance Program funding fight shows no sign of ending as next week's spending deadline looms, and states and hospitals are mounting increasingly urgent pleas for action.
DaVita Rx, the pharmacy services unit of kidney dialysis giant DaVita, will pay $63.7 million to settle allegations that it presented false claims to the federal government for prescription medications, and that it provided unlawful financial incentives to Medicare beneficiaries.
A judge has blocked a proposed merger between Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic until a Federal Trade Commission hearing next month.