Insurers are grappling with how to manage their government and individual lines of business, with mixed results.
Gragnolati is currently president and CEO of Atlantic Health System. He took the reins at the Morristown, N.J., system in 2015. Previously, he was a senior vice president at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.
In a rational political environment, there's a strong argument for tax reform—the next item on President Donald Trump's agenda. But we don't live in such an environment. Cutting taxes when the economy is near full employment will do nothing more than blow a massive hole in the federal budget.
More than a century after it was planted as a sapling in a doctor's yard, a 10-story-tall sequoia has taken up residence down the street to make way for an expansion of St. Luke's Boise (Idaho) Medical Center.
With their relatively lower cost, some hospitals are choosing to use internet, or cloud-based, electronic health record systems over local server-based systems.
Many orthopedic surgeons and ambulatory surgery center operators are delighted with the CMS' mid-July announcement that it's considering paying for total knee and hip replacement procedures in outpatient settings. But lots of hospital leaders are not.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee will look at ways to improve access to care for veterans, especially in rural areas, including delving into the Choice program.
Some hospitals and health systems have acquired ambulatory surgery centers or formed joint ventures with surgeons, allowing hospitals to keep a piece of the revenue.
Think twice before supersizing that meal. According to a new study in the Frontiers of Public Health, an estimated 70% of people in the world's 30 most-developed countries are "overfat."
Although a bump from the same period last year, the second-quarter earnings are short of the record $1 billion earned in the first quarter.
The July healthcare hiring surge marks the second consecutive month that job gains in the sector have surpassed last year's hot average of 32,000. The need for hospital and other medical workers is overriding ACA repeal worries.