Famed documentarian Ken Burns' latest project is a history of the Mayo Clinic and how it's founders' values still inform the system today.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off the second-quarter earnings season on Tuesday, reporting higher revenue and profit as its insurance arm grew Medicare Advantage and Medicaid membership.
Andrea Walsh took over as CEO in June 2017. It's been mostly smooth sailing for Walsh, but an easy start shouldn't be surprising given Walsh's 23-year tenure at HealthPartners, most recently as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Some U.S. physicians would like hospitals to consider opening safe-injection sites on their campuses to reduce the chance of addicted patients overdosing on illicit drugs while receiving medical treatment, as two Canadian hospitals recently have done.
To some, the influx of more for-profit plans in Minnesota adds welcome competition to an already competitive market. But others are wary and cautiously watching to see if the profit motive will endanger patients.
Dr. Craig Samitt, an internal medicine physician and president of Anthem's diversified business group, will take over as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's new CEO on July 30.
New York and Minnesota officials have settled a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to slash federal funding for the states' health plan programs that cover certain low-income people.
While helping her mother, father and one of her brothers, Lenys Alcoreza found it can be difficult to navigate the healthcare system when facing a language barrier. Alcoreza's exploration of language barriers in healthcare is part of the series "No One Is Free From Harm."
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to lower healthcare spending, according to a new report that found costs varied across five states due to variation in how services are used, the price of services and other factors.
Unionized employees at Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital in Minnesota and hospital management are locked in a labor dispute that will leave about 80 employees out of work for a week, fueling continued community backlash since Mayo decided to consolidate services at the hospital.
Minnesota failed to comply with safety requirements for a program that provides home-based medical care for elderly patients, an audit from HHS' Office of Inspector General found.
Jim Eppel has been named executive VP and chief administrative officer of HealthPartners and other newsmakers.