The new political action committee organized to promote a single-payer healthcare platform endorsed fewer than 10 Democratic House candidates.
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One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for part of the night shift.
Beaumont Health and hospital management company Universal Health Services will build a $45 million hospital in Dearborn dedicated to mental health services.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. CEO Ron Rittenmeyer described the company's hospital segment growth as "not acceptable," as its executives worked to convince analysts and investors that it will revive the segment.
The stolen inflatable colon inspired a wave of social media attention and helped raise more awareness around colon cancer.
By offering incentives to patients, Vitals saves both them and their employers and health plans money.
Almost 60% of healthcare executives responding to a survey said healthcare M&A activity will either stay the same or decline next year, according to Capital One Healthcare.
Polls leading into Tuesday's midterm elections rank healthcare as one the top—if not the—top issue on voters' minds, alongside the economy and immigration.
With cardiovascular care overall in the U.S. improving, it's more challenging than ever for a hospital to be recognized as a top heart facility, especially for many years in a row.
America's low health literacy rate has raised concerns about whether hospitals are taking the wrong approaches in efforts to educate patients, or if financial incentives for providers are too small.
Ascension's Anthony Tersigni has faced plenty of operational and financial challenges during his near 15-year tenure as CEO. But in 2014, the St. Louis-based system embarked upon an ambitious endeavor—complete rebranding of its 151 hospitals in six markets.
A list of the nation's top 50 cardiovascular hospitals for 2019 as ranked by IBM Watson Health. Source: IBM Watson Health. Published Nov. 5, 2018.
Empathy is not sympathy—it's a teachable, measurable cognitive skill that allows a physician to answer the question, “What does this mean, doctor?” That's the core question for physicians in the age of AI—we must be the humans in the room, even if that room is virtual.
Even though Sentara Healthcare is nationally known for its gains in patient care, Joanne Inman isn't satisfied with the status quo. Appointed president of Sentara Leigh Hospital in 2016, Inman is constantly looking for ways to push the organization to the next level.
LifePoint Health's board of directors is plowing ahead with a $120 million golden parachute plan for four top executives ahead of the company's sale, despite overwhelming opposition from shareholders.
The son of a leading patient-safety advocate has directed a documentary titled “To Err Is Human,” exploring the issue of deadly medical errors and what's being done to improve patient safety.
Detailed measurement and nimbleness is crucial in today's marketing environment, according to speakers at Modern Healthcare's Strategic Marketing Conference.
Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season is here. There's been relatively steady growth in marketplace plan purchases over the years. Will it continue?
A list of the nation's 20 largest healthcare public relations and marketing agencies, ranked by U.S. revenue in 2017. Source: Ad Age Datacenter, Agency Report 2018. Published Nov. 5, 2018, p. 34.
The CMS finalized two payment rules last week that simultaneously sought to empower clinicians to spend more time with patients, while also paying them less for some services.