Outgoing Tenet Healthcare CEO Trevor Fetter said investors should debate whether to break up Tenet around its three main business lines—hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and revenue-cycle software—or leave the company whole.
An appropriations subcommittee rejected a proposed multibillion-dollar cut to HHS funding over concerns that it could stymie medical innovation.
Hospital stocks were pressured Wednesday by the potential impacts of fast-moving Hurricane Irma and Senate legislation to replace Obamacare.
With Evergreen Health's liquidation, just four of the initial 23 ACA health insurance co-ops will sell individual coverage in 2018.
The chairman of the Senate health committee says he's looking for short-term fixes that Republicans and Democrats can agree on in the next 10 days so Congress can influence ACA insurance rates for 2018.
Kaiser Permanente is targeting mental health in its disaster-relief funding efforts, a first that may encourage other health systems to follow suit.
Providers across the country have been snapping up physician groups primarily through piecemeal acquisitions of small group practices and hiring handfuls of new doctors. While individual purchases don't significantly change a market, 1 in 5 physician markets is considered highly concentrated.
Novo's settlement sets the precedent that the False Claims Act can be used to punish drug companies that use marketing tactics to avoid drug safety warnings as required by law, experts say.
Lillig-Patterson, the seventh employee at EHR vendor Cerner, co-founded the foundation in 1995.
The $25 million influx will allow data analytics company Truveris to expand its platform across the prescription benefits industry.
Denisse Rojas is one of some 800,000 "Dreamers" who were permitted to attend college and work in the U.S. for two-year periods without fear of deportation under DACA. About 700 Dreamers around the U.S. aspire to healthcare careers.
More than a dozen Catholic healthcare system leaders have urged President Donald Trump to continue the DACA program. Now that the decision has been made to phase out the program, it is imperative that Congress develop and pass a permanent solution that extends the protections for these Dreamers.