Hospitals that don't adapt could get squeezed out of the care continuum as insurers grow and direct more care to lower-cost settings, according to a new analysis from Moody's Investors Service.
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One political party is touting skimpy health plans and Medicaid work requirements. In their view, affordable health insurance is a gift to the poor, not a right. My experience suggests it is a gift—to employers that offer substandard wages and no benefits.
Despite the creation of commissions, institutes, programs and studies devoted to the cause of boosting diversity in healthcare management ranks, conscious or unconscious racism is holding back progress.
A Seattle TV station bought $1 million worth of medical debt that belonged to people in its viewing area, and the station doesn't intend to collect.
Bright Star Community Outreach on Chicago's South Side is using faith to help healthcare stakeholders connect with community members victimized by the trauma of gun violence.
At all levels of leadership, inclusion drives better community access and engagement, and meeting cultural needs results in better care and outcomes.
Nearly three years ago, the American Nurses Association drew a firm line in the sand when it comes to workplace violence. The organization declared that it was taking a zero tolerance stance against violence and bullying and called on other parts of the indutry to join arms.
Life Cross Training thinks it has found a solution to burnout: Offer tools that help clinicians cope with the stresses associated with working in healthcare.
Mandatory continuing education for providers on prescribing and managing opioids and expanding telehealth for treating opioid addicts are among the bills House policymakers will consider this week.
Healthcare isn't unique in the ongoing challenge of creating a more diverse C-suite. Across all industries, minorities continue to be underrepresented in top leadership positions.
As a healthcare executive long involved in supply-chain procurement for hospitals, I've been flooded with calls from hospital CEOs asking why so many of the pharmaceuticals they need to deliver care are so difficult to secure in sufficient quantities.
It's Rare Disease Week and Rare Disease Day is Feb. 28, both of which are aimed at highlighting the difficulty and costliness of treating rare conditions.
As healthcare moves to more effectively address community health in all of its dimensions, building more diverse leadership teams will become critical. You will see some new faces on this year's list. It's part of Modern Healthcare's effort to spotlight more recent achievements.
With a bit of help from CT scans at a UC San Diego Health hospital and 3-D printing, an injured sea turtle is thriving again.
The CHIME Opioid Task Force was created to help bend the curve on what has become a national crisis. As top executives overseeing healthcare IT in our organizations, our members have the resources, expertise and leadership skills to drive change.
As many as 11 states may not have enough providers certified to prescribe buprenorphine, hindering their ability to allow patients to access medicated-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.
Navicent Health, which operates a teaching hospital in central Georgia, plans to take advantage of GE Healthcare's advanced analytics. This is the sixth risk-sharing, multi-year contract GE Healthcare has embarked on over two years that involves providers.
Healthcare leaders worry Supreme Court case on union fees could hurt workplace harmony and quality of careFebruary 23, 2018
While some leaders of public health systems might welcome an anti-union decision by the Supreme Court weakening unions financially, others fear that would hurt public health efforts.
President Donald Trump says HHS Secretary Alex Azar has already lowered drug prices, study shows opioids are tied to a higher risk of deadly infections, and more.
Brookdale Senior Living's board of directors has rejected a buyout offer and instead will shake up its leadership to oversee the company's turnaround.