Dr. Shantanu Agrawal recently sat down with Modern Healthcare safety and quality reporter Maria Castellucci to discuss his plans for the NQF including efforts to address social determinants of health, the opioid crisis and physician burnout.
The balance of power between providers and consumers is shifting, but many providers are slow to recognize and act on that shift. They don't seem to realize that their long-term survival may depend on it.
As the Senate works to develop its own version of the American Health Care Act, there is an opportunity to craft legislation that stabilizes the individual market, stems the tide of rising premiums and health plan withdrawals, and continues to ensure affordable, accessible care for all, Ascension...
The nation's largest doctors' organization is led this year by a family medicine physician from rural Missouri. Modern Healthcare reporters Steven Ross Johnson and Maria Castellucci spoke with Dr. David Barbe. The following is an edited transcript.
We must broaden our perspective on the clinical care model to solve for these social, psychological and economic issues influencing health and well-being.
The healthcare debate currently raging in the nation's capital is devoid of one key constituent—the patient, according to Dr. Nick Turkal, CEO of Aurora Health Care.
Guest Commentary: Integrated 'academic health system' offers new lessons for improving care delivery
To meet current challenges in healthcare academic medicine must broaden its focus to include the science of how we improve the delivery of care.
Chip Kahn recently spoke with Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock about the health reform debate, as well as Kahn's call to streamline quality measures. The following is an edited transcript.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)—the professional body responsible for overseeing the nation's residency programs--earlier this year announced new standards for U.S. residency and fellowship programs.
Guest Commentary: A 'learning system' in behavioral health can help in sharing best practices, innovations
While the U.S. healthcare system's embrace of different health information technologies is still a work in progress, new models of capturing and sharing health data have already begun to transform the way healthcare providers practice medicine in this country.
Currently 74 million Americans receive coverage through Medicaid, accounting for $554 billion in state and federal funding. There are meaningful ways to reduce costs without coverage reductions.
Healthcare accounts for 40% of tax revenue, and with 10,000 baby boomers becoming Medicare-eligible each day, American healthcare is heading for a financial free fall.