The American Hospital Association recognized an urgent need to provide a path forward for preservation of essential healthcare services—including local primary care, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment as well as emergency services—in vulnerable rural and urban communities.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is quietly fueling research that's shaping the fundamentals of healthcare. Modern Healthcare spoke with AHRQ Director Dr. Andy Bindman about the agency's work, its influence, and the perks and perils of running a little-known federal agency.
Colorado voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted down a measure to create a universal healthcare system that would finance healthcare services for most state residents.
The New York-based orthopedic center is one of many U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems to seek opportunities in other countries.
The ability to keep moving has enabled Einstein Healthcare Network to survive 150 years and grow from a 22-bed hospital in an old farmhouse to a comprehensive healthcare provider and education leader with hospitals and outpatient-care centers across the Philadelphia region.
One in five Latino households lacks nutritious food, more than twice the rate among white households. That's causing higher rates of obesity and related chronic conditions.
For the most part, the U.S. healthcare system treats oral health and medical health as separate areas of care, but some providers are going against the grain and seeing profound benefits for patients.
Medication-assisted treatment for opioid abusers is scarce in rural areas, but three projects aim to develop strategies to make it more accessible.
Some want to opt out of a CMS rule effective this week that's meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care. State officials say the rule is outdated and a waste of administrative resources. But scofflaws could see their federal funds withheld if they don't comply.
As family caregivers become an increasingly vital part of the healthcare system, the resources to help them are lagging behind, a new report finds.
Members of a panel of healthcare leaders who gathered in Chicago this week remain optimistic that through innovations and a persistent approach to patient-centered, data-driven care delivery, the healthcare industry can attack costs and bring them under control.
The CMS is teaming up with state Medicaid directors to set guidelines for managed Medicaid plans to ensure network adequacy.