"We're buying a week at a time." It's Day 32 of the partial government shutdown, and a small rural hospital in New Mexico has seen its USDA loan dry up, threatening a pricey delay of a construction project.
Ascension combined its "solutions" and "healthcare" divisions as the largest Catholic health system in the country looks to flatten the organization and move more quickly.
The average cost of managing Type 1 diabetes spiked by nearly $6,000 from 2012 to 2016, thanks in large part to insulin prices nearly doubling during that time.
California's former Gov. Jerry Brown wanted to pare back the 340B program in his state but hospitals defeated his proposal in the legislature. Now the executive order on manufacturer negotiation from new Gov. Gavin Newsom has the potential to overhaul the program.
State Medicaid work requirements put pressure on health insurers to help their members find jobs or community service gigs. WellCare Health Plans is launching a program in Kentucky to keep beneficiaries from losing their benefits.
Maine's Democratic governor wrote to the CMS that she's instead directing Maine's health and labor agencies to help prepare recipients of governmental assistance for work.
A big jump in prescription drug sales, particularly overseas, helped Johnson & Johnson swing to a large fourth-quarter profit after posting a huge loss a year earlier, when it took a $13.6 billion charge related to the late-2017 U.S. tax overhaul.
The American Hospital Association and six other hospital groups say the current "patchwork system" lacks universally agreed-upon ways of sharing and using information.
Hospitals and health systems are launching their own incubators and partnering with existing organizations to gain access to entrepreneurs' innovative ideas.
Only 39% of hospitals that participated in the second model of Bundled Payments for Care Improvement continued in the model after they faced downside risk.
Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft is aiming for growth outside of the organization's core hospital portfolio.
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