A $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, will help Oscar Health launch Medicare Advantage plans and deepen its presence in the individual and small-business markets.
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The country's largest public health information exchange will use Verato's Universal MPI for referential patient matching, which it says will reduce uncertainty when linking patients to their health data.
Adventist Health System, including nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 employees, will change its name to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, the health system announced Tuesday.
Activist investor Carl Icahn will no longer urge stockholders to vote down the proposed merger between Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts after two independent advisory firms recommended voters approve the deal.
Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver program.
The Trump administration reportedly is nearing completion of a new immigration rule that healthcare providers and plans fear will harm public health and their ability to serve millions of low-income children and families.
Doctors gaslight women, IBM continues to struggle with Watson and Facebook prohibits 3D-printed gun blueprints.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower costs.
A Florida-based healthcare company that could receive a $60.3 million state contract to run a 21-bed Maine residence for some psychiatric patients is fighting to keep its proposal secret.
UnitedHealthcare may be required to transfer millions of dollars to New York insurers that enrolled high-cost members in their plans in 2017, based on a federal judge's decision.
Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive attributes.
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital network.
The past decade has seen a proliferation in the number of stand-alone emergency departments. But in some markets, the saturation is too much to handle.
New Hampshire's example shows how the VA can work with private-sector hospitals to deliver care for veterans without long delays.
The American Hospital Association in September will launch its Center for Health Innovation, which aims to spread best practices across the membership. AHA Board Chair Nancy Howell Agee has been a key driver behind the association's efforts to address innovation.
Healthcare consultants question whether health systems have the data analytics skills necessary to lower the cost of care and improve outcomes through direct contracts with large employers.
Female executives are being urged to take charge in creating a healthcare system that keeps people healthy by looking beyond clinical processes to social determinants.
A list of the nation's 25 largest healthcare executive search firms, ranked by total number of U.S. placements made for senior-level (senior VP and above)healthcare executives in 2017. Source: Modern Healthcare's 13th annual Executive Search Firms Survey. Published August 13, 2018, p. 34.
The respective governing boards at Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives have encountered multiple setbacks in their quest to merge the two organizations since formal negotiations began in 2016, and there are few indications that they will consummate the deal soon.