Start of King v. Burwell arguments boosts hospital stocks

While the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell is still a long way off, the stock market's reaction to the start of oral arguments Wednesday indicates that many see hope for the survival of federal health insurance subsidies.

4 ways to tackle healthcare disparities

Research leaves little doubt that significant care quality disparities due to race, income, gender and even sexual orientation continue to trouble the U.S. healthcare system, but the greater challenge for providers is to pinpoint what to do about it, Permanente Medical Group CEO Robert Pearl, M.D., writes in a recent Forbes article.

Healthcare CEO turnover drops from all-time high

Turnover among healthcare CEOs fell in 2014 but remains high, according to research from the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Whistleblower reprisals still plague VA

Without whistleblowers, the revelation that the Department of Veterans Affairs tried to cover up dangerous delays in care at its health facilities may not have ever come to light. But employees who expose wrongdoing still face reprisals in the VA system, even as it tries desperately to change, the Washington Post reports.

To improve patient-centered care, look to fast food industry

To address perception issues in the healthcare business, hospital leaders can take pointers from an unlikely source: the fast food industry, according to Becker's Hospital Review.