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Healthcare news this week …
Keck Medicine of USC CEO Thomas Jackiewicz is positioning the organization to take on bundled payments, as well as to acquire new hospitals.
As the year comes to a close, CHI-Dignity are poised to create a mega health system. Meanwhile, in D.C., budget drama unfolds like a reality T.V. show.
More than two dozen former FDA lab monkeys have found a new home at a Florida primate sanctuary after their use in nicotine experiments inspired protests.
Insurance industry officials want the CMS to give them a leading role in any pilot progams allowing the feds to pay for housing and similar social needs of patients.
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The healthcare sector continues to lead the way in hiring. A new study found more than 16% of healthcare professionals surveyed in 2016 were born outside the U.S.
WellSpan Health has achieved an 85% compliance rate for CMS' sepsis treatment bundle largely because of a remote team of nurses who surveil patients' vital signs and sepsis alerts from the EHR.
Safety-net hospitals, like Mount Sinai on Chicago's West Side, often provide a broad array of community benefit programs that aren't adequately captured by the current tax reporting framework.
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Two senators told HHS Secretary Alex Azar they disagree with the recent overhaul of U.S. organ transplant policy, the first sign that Congress is interested in getting involved in the issue.
A federal judge in Texas on Friday struck down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional, ruling that the law's individual mandate could not be severed from the rest of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law. The White House says the ACA will stand during the appeals process.
Brightpoint Health and HRHCare have received all the needed regulatory approvals to merge, creating what they say is the largest network of federally qualified health centers in New York state.
Pharma turns to blockchain, Ghana turns to drones and women in medicine turn to a new lexicon.
The advisory panel will recommend that Congress slowly phase in disproportionate-share hospital cuts, due to start in October, but will not suggest that lawmakers continue delaying them.
A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world's largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public.
At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 30th annual conference, social determinants of health were the central theme in several keynote speeches and presentations. Leaders like Dr. Don Berwick called on providers to make this part of their mission.
A federal advisory panel for Medicaid wants HHS to better monitor Medicaid's biggest supplemental payment program for hospitals after finding that states have been overspending billions of dollars.
Molina Healthcare is kicking former CEO Dr. J. Mario Molina's medical practice out of its network, forcing roughly 78,000 patients to either find new doctors or switch health plans to keep their current ones.
The pilot program will identify the most frequent users of health services and taxpayer-supported institutions and give them shelter and the proper support to relieve the burden on those facilities.