For the third consecutive year, Modern Healthcare is proud to announce the winners of our Excellence in Nursing Awards. In a continuing effort to improve the program, Modern Healthcare decided to focus more directly on nurse leadership.
At long last, the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting, setting in motion a key requirement of the 21st Century Cures Act.
MACRA's approach to reimbursing physicians is here, but many doctors and administrators are still trying to get a handle on how it works. Read on for tips on how to deal with this major change to the Medicare payment system.
Connecticut's highest court ruled on an issue that most people may think is already settled, saying doctors have a duty to keep patients' medical records confidential and can be sued if they don't.
The inability to make a profit and continued uncertainty over the future of the ACA may be the reason that the CMS is now estimating that there are only 700 issuers in the individual and small-group marketplaces, down from 2,400 in an earlier estimate from the agency.
Detroit-based Tri-County Network would give kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries, physicians and patient recruiters to boost their referral network and then provide unnecessary prescriptions of oxycodone, hydrocodone and other opioids to addicted patients.
Tenet completed the $170 million sale of its last two Philadelphia hospitals to American Health System, which also formed a joint venture with real estate investment firm Harrison Street Real Estate Capital to acquire a portfolio of affiliated assets.
The kidney dialysis firm is shifting its physician customers off its homegrown solution, Falcon Platinum, to an Epic EHR, which it hopes will offer greater interoperability.
Small employers aiming to take advantage of bundled payment programs often lack the volume to negotiate favorable terms with providers. Enter Carrum Health, which aggregates data from self-insured firms and acts as a bundle broker.
New guidance offers clinicians ways to better determine when to discontinue safety protocols when treating patients with multidrug-resistant infections.
Congress will soon decide how to keep the federal government running past the Jan. 19 end of its temporary funding. When it takes that next step, it must not leave behind millions of low-income working people and others who depend on the nation's safety-net hospitals.