Ascension President and CEO Anthony Tersigni is among those being considered to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, sources close to the matter say.
It's Q1 earnings season. Some of the industry's heavy hitters are up this week.
The CMS wants to eliminate 19 measures across the agency's five quality and value-based purchasing programs as part of its larger goal to reduce the administrative burden for providers. The agency also aims to eliminate redundancies in 21 measures.
A new direct provider contracting model under consideration at the CMS could potentially save providers billions in administrative costs, but it also poses a threat to care access for Medicare's frailest and lowest-income beneficiaries.
The chief executive of EHR vendor Allscripts is excited about machine learning, precision medicine and population health.
Recent big swings in stock prices have some—but not all—health system finance executives rejiggering their investments ahead of a possible down market in stocks and bonds.
Share prices of publicly traded hospital companies have been volatile along with the rest of the stock market.
Montefiore Health System financed a short film promoting organ donation that debuted at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.
Samuel Barsky, the internet's intrepid traveling "sweater guy," also knits baby hats to donate to hospitals.
Patient-directed data exchange might be the industry's best hope for achieving some form of interoperability.
The nation needs a far more robust federal nutrition program, just as it needs more robust housing, job training, early childhood development and other social programs that tackle the so-called social determinants of health.
If "quality" is the most important thing we provide in healthcare, I believe the way we measure it is equally important. Today, metrics of convenience continue to win out over measures that truly matter, blurring our view into how true quality in care is evolving.