Healthcare Insider Podcast: The global shift to decentralize healthcareAugust 17, 2022 01:00:01 AM
There is a global shift to decentralize healthcare — meeting patients where they are to receive the care they need. In this new episode of Healthcare Insider, Ron Emerson, Global Healthcare Lead at Zoom, and Ron Strachan, the Principal of Optimize Health IT and CIO Advisor for Zoom, explain the benefits to decentralizing healthcare, diving into the most recent research showing its ability to lower costs and improve overall health outcomes.
Providence's net loss nears $2B as industry trends dent resultsAugust 16, 2022 04:56:42 PM
Providence, a not-for-profit health system based in Washington, recorded a $1.84 billion net loss in 2022's first half.
Biden signs massive climate and healthcare legislationAugust 16, 2022 04:51:27 PM
The legislation would cap prescription drug costs at $2,000 out-of-pocket annually for Medicare recipients.
Nurses' union sues University of Michigan over workload expectationsAugust 16, 2022 02:17:45 PM
The union alleges the university is breaking the law by refusing to bargain over nurses' workloads in its contract negotiations with the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council.
Minnesota nurses authorize strike against 7 health systemsAugust 16, 2022 01:40:52 PM
Union officials said one of the biggest issues is retention with understaffing contributing to overwork and professional burnout.
Philips promoting Roy Jakobs to CEO amid ventilator recallAugust 16, 2022 12:09:44 PM
Roy Jakobs will succeed Frans van Houten, who has served as the Netherlands-based conglomerate's chief executive for more than a decade.
Walgreens wanders into the culture warsAugust 16, 2022 06:45:00 AM
Moving deeper into healthcare, the pharmacy giant can't dodge controversies like the abortion issue.
FTC wants states to scrap certificate of public advantage lawsAugust 16, 2022 06:00:00 AM
Certificate of public advantage laws do not adequately regulate hospital mergers, the Federal Trade Commission said.
Letters: Article on health system mergers falls short of thorough analysisAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Mergers can achieve other benefits beyond scale or cost efficiencies, such as bringing new services to patients.
Wendy Horton of UVA Medical Center: ‘How do we inspire the next generation?’August 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Wendy Horton, CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, discusses how her health system is innovating to address workforce shortages.
Little things, like in-hospital notary services, improve the patient experienceAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
The simple, yet essential, service alleviates stress for patients and their families.
Getting it done: Targeting the social determinants through intervention, educationAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert Garrett discusses how the New Jersey-based system made addressing the social determinants of health a top priority, and how he and his team are getting it done.
Data on demand: Using analytics to tackle operational challengesAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Leaders point to strategies for success when it comes to using analytics for future operations needs.
Health systems boost pay in competitive market for executivesAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Modern Healthcare’s annual Management and Executive Compensation Survey shows a shift in organizations' priorities.
Health systems can use their ‘unique voice’ to lead conversations on social determinantsAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
A growing number of organizations are taking action to address the social factors that have a major impact on our health and well-being—and the cost of care.
Opinion: Partnering with higher education to diversify the staffing pipelineAugust 16, 2022 05:00:00 AM
Successfully building a more diverse workforce takes time and commitment. It also requires true partnerships—not just financial investments.
2,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health workers on strikeAugust 15, 2022 04:51:53 PM
The employees have been working without a contract for nearly a year and bargaining talks have stalled.
Nomination deadline nears for the 100 Most Influential People in HealthcareAugust 15, 2022 03:42:04 PM
Nominations will close at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time Aug. 22.
The Check Up: Wendy Horton of University of Virginia Medical CenterAugust 15, 2022 01:00:00 PM
Wendy Horton, CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, joins The Check Up to discuss the innovative solutions developed to address workforce issues.
Community health centers’ big profits raise questions about federal oversightAugust 15, 2022 10:54:32 AM
The HRSA, which regulates the centers, has limited authority under federal law over how much the centers spend on services and how they use their surpluses.
After months of negotiating, New York hospitals barely budge on staffing plansAugust 15, 2022 10:35:09 AM
In one example, a Mount Sinai Morningside nurse said the hospital's final staffing proposal is identical to current levels.
Kaiser workers plan Monday strike, raise alarm about mental healthcareAugust 12, 2022 06:06:40 PM
Workers have been in negotiations with Oakland, California-based Kaiser Permanente since July 2021.
Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumphAugust 12, 2022 06:00:42 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the measure “meets the moment, ensuring that our families thrive and that our planet survives.”
Physician assistant role sees record growth in 2021August 12, 2022 05:38:12 PM
More than 40% of physician assistants work in hospitals.
Signify Health cutting nearly 500 employeesAugust 12, 2022 03:57:51 PM
The layoffs are tied to the value-based technology company exiting its episodes-of-care segment.