Patients who identify as a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth can now be recognized as such in their EHR, but providers need to handle the matter with sensitivity.
Stakeholders from all sides of the CVS Health-Aetna deal will get a chance to speak their minds during a hearing before California regulators.
A list of the nation's 20 largest physician staffing firms ranked by number of physician recruiters as of June 2018, compiled by Modern Healthcare reporting in part with the National Association of Physician Recruiters. Envision Physician Services took the #1 spot as largest staffing organization.
Although health insurance coverage has increased, community health centers saw a 33% increase in patients from 2010 to 2016, according to a new analysis.
Kentucky's Medicaid waiver includes controversial provisions like a work requirement, premium payments and cost-sharing and is slated to go into effect on July 1. The case's outcome could affect the fate of similar Medicaid waivers in several states.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is accepting applications from states and territories to score some of the $930 million in grants for opioid prevention and treatment initiatives.
Occupancy for skilled-nursing properties nationwide fell to 81.6% in the first quarter of 2018, down from 83.7% over the same period in 2017, according to a new report. But the industry remains an active M&A market.
Outcome Health has hired a top executive from advertising giant Publicis as its new CEO, replacing founder Rishi Shah.
The AMA issued its first-ever policy on what it's calling "augmented intelligence," encouraging the healthcare industry to focus on improving patient outcomes and provider satisfaction.
In a letter to the CMS, the Leapfrog Group opposed a proposal to remove safety measures from two CMS quality reporting programs, arguing the move is a blow to transparency.
The time has come for two important, but distinct, healthcare conversations to converge in hospital C-suites across America: combating healthcare-associated infections and promoting antibiotic stewardship.