The Senate's proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act could have widespread implications for healthcare providers across the country, sparking hospital closures, lower provider rates and decreased access to nursing homes if the bill becomes law.
Even with four conservative Senators saying they can't vote for the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and three centrist Senators saying they are concerned about the way the bill funds Medicaid, there may be enough changes during the amendments process to get passage.
Policymakers have touted the patient-centered medical home model as an opportunity to improve access to primary-care services while decreasing healthcare costs through the prevention of chronic diseases. But a new study shows the model has mixed results.
Anthem has reached a $115 million deal to settle lawsuits over a 2015 data breach in which hackers stole personal information from 78.8 million employees and current and former members.
Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act deals a heavy blow to public health efforts by eliminating key funding created by the landmark healthcare reform bill.
Hudson has served as interim CEO since February after the resignation of Anthony Armada. Before taking the helm, Hudson was chief of physician services for western Washington at Swedish.
When it comes to getting emergency health services to cardiac patients, the fastest route may be as the drone flies. Recent studies in Canada and Sweden have shown some promising data with simulations of delivering care from the sky.
A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have created a topically applied drug that stimulates the production of melanin, which darkens the skin.
This promises to one of the most turbulent, consequential weeks in U.S. healthcare history, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tries to quickly pass a far-reaching bill, unveiled only last Thursday.
Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients."
Insurers' margins on individual insurance plans improved in aggregate in 2016 over 2015. But their losses still totaled billions of dollars.
Dallas-based Christus Health has rebranded its hospital and healthcare operations in Colombia. Christus is one of the few U.S. hospital companies with extensive operations in Latin and South America. The new name is Christus Sinergia Salud (Sinergy Health).