The health system, which in December announced plans to merge with Aurora Health Care, hopes to gain greater interoperability with the EHR switch.
After losing its contract with the state of New Mexico, Molina Healthcare is seeking an injunction against the New Mexico Human Services Department and the agency's secretary.
Broward Health has named Beverly Capasso as its new president and CEO. She has served in the position on an interim basis since May 2017.
Cigna Corp. CEO David Cordani said there's opportunity for the insurer in the Amazon-JPMorgan Chase-Berkshire Hathaway venture. Meanwhile, the insurer reported that customer growth and higher premiums and fees helped boost its 2017 revenue.
A Democratic-led push to expand healthcare coverage by allowing almost anyone to buy into Medicaid is gaining ground in New Mexico amid Republican efforts in Washington to dismantle Obamacare.
An extended ranking of the 100 largest accountable care organizations by estimated Medicare lives. Source: Leavitt Partners Center for Accountable Care Intelligence. Published Feb 5, 2018, p. 34.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation as head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comes at a precarious time for the agency. It's trying to address a flu epidemic while bracing for possibly deep funding cuts.
Cancer is the better comparison for the healthcare system's unsustainable costs. The system is growing too quickly, like a tumor. To restore health, you have to eliminate the cancer, not the vital organ on which the tumor grows.
In wake of Fitzgerald resignation, ethics experts call for tougher scrutiny of conflicts of interest
Ethics wonks hope that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation at CDC will spur the Trump administration to be more aggressive in addressing conflicts of interest among top policymakers.
One week after Idaho made its first move to ditch ACA regulations for its individual market, congressional Democrats are sounding a warning note to HHS Secretary Alex Azar that they will watch how he handles the Obamacare challenge.
A pharmacist has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and made nearly 800 seriously ill. The meningitis infection was traced to contaminated steroid injections given mostly to people with back pain.
Community Health Systems plans to sell its 85-bed hospital in Jamestown, Tenn., to Rennova Health. The deal is part of a broader planned sell-off by CHS as it looks to reduce its debt load.