Modern Healthcare hosted a Facebook Live discussion Wednesday with Editor Aurora Aguilar and senior reporter Harris Meyer on how this year's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare ranking was chosen. Watch a replay of the session.
It's been five months since federal antitrust regulators threw cold water on the marriage of Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Will Presence Health and Ascension, respectively the largest Catholic hospital systems in Illinois and in the U.S., succumb to the same fate?
Cleveland Clinic has signed a management consulting agreement with an unnamed organization planning to open a hospital in Shanghai. It's the first agreement in the clinic's global affiliation program.
A CMS proposal to let as many as 934,000 providers pass on participating in MACRA may prevent small practices from receiving rewards for improving quality of care and discourage them from working under value-based arrangements.
By eliminating cost-sharing reductions, Iowa's Medicaid waiver proposal would expose lower-income consumers to much higher deductible costs, potentially reducing enrollment and access to care.
Intermountain Healthcare is the first major U.S. health system to pledge a major reduction in opioid prescribing by setting a target of 5 million fewer opioid prescriptions by the end of 2018.
The CMS is seeking to address a long-standing provider complaint about ACOs by providing them more certainty on which patients they'll be evaluated on.
Deborah DiSanzo, general manager at IBM Watson Health, leads the Supplier/Vendor category in our 2017 ranking of the 100 Most Influential in Healthcare. DiSanzo tackles a variety of healthcare areas, including population health, value-based care, cancer, imaging and life sciences.
Mark Bertolini ranks highest in the Insurer category in Modern Healthcare's 2017 list of the 100 Most Influential in Healthcare. Bertolini, chairman and CEO of Aetna, has come out strongly urging lawmakers to work in a bipartisan way to reform the Affordable Care Act.
GlaxoSmithKline turns to Alibaba to hawk its HPV vaccine, a chatbot named Woebot could make you happier, and certain chord changes in songs spell popularity.
Rural areas are often bypassed under the agency's existing guidelines for awarding grants for veterans' homes, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin says that will change soon.
CliniComp, an EHR vendor that supplies software to the VA and Defense Department, says it might have been considered for the contract had the VA conducted open and competitive bidding.