Medical researchers are rethinking how patients are recruited for studies in part to overcome distrust of the medical community among some populations going back for decades.
As executive compensation continues to rise, the biggest pay hikes are being doled out to executives who can lead hospitals and health systems through the industry's transformation into one that favors value over volume.
Working in partnership with the University of California at San Francisco Neuroscape lab, Akili has developed a mobile game called "Project: EVO." The goal is to create a game so powerful that it could be used to help treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Patients walking in the front door of the University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis may do a double take, thinking instead that they've entered an Apple store.
President Donald Trump signed the bill, which will extend Veterans Choice for another six months, from his vacation golfing in New Jersey.
The CMS has consistently penalized roughly 75% of hospitals for excessive readmissions since the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program began in 2012. The stagnant numbers have policy experts and hospitals wondering if the CMS should move on from the effort.
The Congressional Budget Office is set to release a report detailing what could happen to insurance markets if the federal government stops making cost-sharing reduction payments.
When the 21st Century Cures Act last year included a provision requiring Medicare to account for patient backgrounds when it calculated hospital readmission penalties, safety net providers rejoiced.
Physicians and nurses are stressed. Since 2013, Medscape's annual lifestyle survey has tracked a 25% spike in physician burnout rates. Other studies suggest that more than half of all nurses are burned out.
Modern Healthcare hosted a Facebook Live discussion Aug. 11 with managing editor Matthew Weinstock and reporters Rachel Arndt and Alex Kacik on Amazon's growing role in the healthcare space. If you missed the live chat, watch a replay of the session.
The CMS is pushing the rate-filing deadline to Sept. 5 to give insurers time to adjust their rates to account for changes to the ACA risk adjustment formula.