Physicians who tend to the nation's gunshot victims pushed back against an NRA tweet telling them to "stay in their lane" after the American College of Physicians updated its positions on reducing gun injuries and deaths.
Repeal-and-replace is dead, buried, gone. Medicaid expansion passed everywhere it was on the ballot. The Affordable Care Act, with its core premise that health insurance is the right of every citizen, lives.
While the challenges providers face continuously change, there is one constant: the critical role group purchasing organizations play in helping providers care for patients. Year after year, GPOs find innovative ways to help providers save money while enhancing quality of care.
Regarding the story "CMS actuary predicts GOP repeal bill will reduce coverage by 13 million" (ModernHealthcare.com, June 13), with the increasing number of plans that offer horrific coverage for care (catastrophic coverage designs, for example), it is somewhat unfair to simply state a lost coverage number.
Northwell Health is poised to open what it's calling the world's largest medical sterilization center. The $80 million facility will clean 22 million instruments per year.
Ascension's Anthony Tersigni has faced plenty of operational and financial challenges during his near 15-year tenure as CEO. But in 2014, the St. Louis-based system embarked upon an ambitious endeavor—complete rebranding of its 151 hospitals in six markets.