In this special report, FierceHealthcare examines the evolution of population health management, the challenges involved, and what hospital and system leaders can do to make a real difference in their communities.
Amid news that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may be tapering off, global security leaders at this year's World Economic Forum say influenza and drug-resistant superbugs could easily trigger the next major pandemic, Reuters reported.
An analysis of the first stage of the federally funded State Innovation Model initiative reveals several key areas of investment in healthcare that could fundamentally change the nature of the industry, according a recent Accenture report.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday said it would fundamentally reform how it pays providers for treating Medicare patients in the coming years. Read the full story at FierceHealthFinance
In the face of a roaring blizzard, New England hospitals showed their creativity and their compassion in ensuring continued care for their patients. From police escorts to cross country skis, doctors and nurses did all they could to get to work.
Several leading healthcare providers and payers announced a new alliance aimed at hastening the healthcare industry's transition to value-based models that reduce costs and strengthen outcomes.
When it comes to healthcare, competition likely is good for the consumer, according to a report published in the Antitrust Health Care Chronicle.
The Federal Trade Commission has an important role to play in promoting competition within healthcare, two blog posts from Health Affairs argue.
With workplace violence becoming an ever more common threat in the healthcare industry, recent incidents have led hospital leaders to question whether their security plans are strong enough--or if some measures might go too far.
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The use of medical imaging is beneficial to patient care, a majority of primary care physicians say.
Top insurer Cigna announced Monday its decision to purchase New Jersey's only hospital-owned source of health insurance, QualCare. The purchase that will make the newly formed company one of the largest insurers in New Jersey.