Although health insurance coverage has increased, community health centers saw a 33% increase in patients from 2010 to 2016, according to a new analysis.
Q&A with CEO Suzanne Richards on KPC Healthcare's financial turnaround, support for behavioral health
KPC Healthcare CEO Suzanne Richards is responsible for a turnaround at her seven-hospital Southern California system, which has taken on increased care for its homeless and behavioral health patient population.
California health officials reported that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after the law went into effect June 9, 2016, making the option legal in the nation's most populous state.
Emergency department spending per member nearly doubled from 2009 to 2016 as the severity of ED visits and the prices associated with those visits increased, new data from the Health Care Cost Institute shows.
A new study calls for community health centers to make securing housing a top priority for their patient populations.
Signature HealthCare agreed to pay more than $30 million to settle allegations that the skilled-nursing provider submitted false claims to Medicare for unnecessary rehabilitation services.
Although the initial results from the family experience surveys on Hospice Compare show overall strong performance, experts say a low-response rate could be tilting results higher.