Proposed rule calls for test of value-based home health care across nine selected states.Read More
Requirement designed to limit confusion about reimbursement for patients under observation.
July 1, 2015
A new approach to treating inflammatory disease could revolutionize care, says Christopher Czura, VP of scientific affairs at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.
June 30, 2015
Harvard economist Michael Chernew argues that the attention being given to geographic variation is misguided and distracting from improving care at the facility level.
June 26, 2015
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., is out in front implementing bundled payments in a state that is moving quickly in that direction.
June 24, 2015
AskMD app being asked by health systems to do more for patients.
June 17, 2015
AMA initiative is finding success with student input and collaboration with health systems.Read More
Ascension Ventures, the health care venture capital arm of Ascension, has found that the rush to implement and use electronic health records has created investment opportunity for Ascension, and given its health care operations access to valued te...Read More
The number of graduates from colleges of osteopathic medicine is expected to top 5,300 in 2015, which would be more than 6 percent greater than the total for 2014 and almost double the total for 2006.Read More
The 1.4-mile trail will be open to patients, employees and the public.Read More
If proved to be effective and safe, the treatment could transform the care of patients suffering from such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.Read More
CMS' final rule for Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs includes changes that are a step in the right direction for the hospital field, but the rule could do more to attract hospital participation.
June 5, 2015
The growing threat of antibiotic resistance by dangerous strains of bacteria has been a concern of providers and regulators in recent years.
June 2, 2015
Proposed rule would seek to help beneficiaries, align quality measures and add rating system.
May 27, 2015
After achieving success in getting more hospitals involved in reducing their carbon footprint, the Healthy Hospitals Initiative will remain a Practice Greenhealth program.
May 13, 2015
Human trafficking thrives, but providers can help.Read More
Looking to reveal some of the magic displayed by pediatric patients, the Children's Hospital Association holds a biennial national photo competition.Read More