SDOH: Emergency department openings and closures have an impact on heart attack patients
Sep 10 | Jeff Lagasse
Hospital closures represent a not-often reported social determinant of ...
CEO of telemedicine company pleads guilty to Medicare fraud in $424 million scheme
Sep 10 | Jeff Lagasse
CEO Lester Stockett was among 24 telemedicine executives charged in schemes ...
All healthcare is local: Blue Shield of California and L.A. Care invest $146 million in community health
Sep 09 | Susan Morse
Plans will jointly operate 14 community resource centers ...
Rural hospital closures having an impact on mortality rates
Sep 09 | Jeff Lagasse
Because access to health services can be an issue in rural locales, rural hospital closings had a ...
Hospital medians show revenues topping expenses for first time in 3 years
Sep 09 | Jeff Lagasse
Revenue growth remained a hurdle due to hospitals' ongoing reimbursement challenges, ...
Cigna offers new coverage program for expensive gene therapy
Sep 09 | Susan Morse
Employers, health plans and unions may enroll; Covered consumers have no out-of-pocket payment for ...
When physicians integrate with hospitals, costs go up, Rice study says
Sep 06 | Jeff Lagasse
In 2003, about 29% of U.S. hospitals employed physicians, a number that rose to 42% by 2012.
Women in healthcare face more harassment, have fewer opportunities and lower wages, study shows
Sep 06 | Jeff Lagasse
Women believe they have fewer opportunities for leadership, with less ...
UnitedHealth's contract dispute with Team Health has implications industry-wide
Sep 06 | Susan Morse
If staffing companies receive lower reimbursements from insurers, they would ...
Medicare spends more on post-hospital care for seniors than private insurance -- needlessly
Sep 05 | Jeff Lagasse
Changes to Medicare's post-hospital payment structure, to bring it ...