Creative thinking and financial competition can help drive innovative change in the U.S. healthcare system, James Hamlin wrote in a piece in The Atlantic.
Consolidation among hospitals and health IT companies will grow this year in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey report by Bass, Berry & Sims, published in association with Mergermarket.
Healthcare CEO pay is skyrocketing, with the pay of the top 500 American executives tripling since the early 1990s. But how do doctors feel about these numbers, which vastly outweigh their own compensation? Medscape Multispeciality finds out.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $840 million to state and local healthcare systems to improve emergency preparedness.
Reducing preventable readmissions is one of the most important aspects of cutting healthcare costs, according to an American Society for Quality survey of health quality improvement experts. Here are four ways the Gallup Business Journal says hospitals can help reduce readmissions.
As Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals work toward solutions to delayed care, vulnerable Democrats want to mitigate damage from the revelations surrounding the scandal.
Urgent care clinic owners glean business lessons from McDonalds to help deliver accessible and efficient healthcare, according to an article in Forbes.
Patients have a difficult time overruling their doctors when they believe a procedure is unnecessary or potentially harmful, according to Politico.
A survey from the Vickie Milazzo Institute in Houston finds many nurses feel stressed out, unsupported by management and overburdened at work.
UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh leads the list of the top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the United States in 2014 based on gross revenue, according to a Becker's Hospital Review.
Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.) Monday signed a bill into law mandating nurse staffing levels in Bay State intensive care units, according to Littler Mendelson.
As the demand for primary care increases, the country will experience a massive primary care physician shortage, according to USA Today.
Anesthesia providers miss chances to clean their hands during surgical procedures and have low hand-hygiene compliance, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control.
To improve performances, healthcare providers must innovate the delivery process "on a massive scale," writes author and futurist Ian Morrison, Ph.D in an opinion piece in Hospitals & Health Networks.
While the city of Detroit struggled financially over the past decade and sustained a 30 percent population decline, Henry Ford Health System essentially doubled in size when it comes to revenue and staff, winning a Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award in 2011 in the process.
President Barack Obama will tap Bob McDonald, retired chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble, as the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to fix the troubled system, according to a CNN report.
The position of surgeon general has lost enough of its authority and powers that one expert says it is time to do away with it,according to MedPageToday.
An Oklahoma hospital and its employees raised nearly 50,000 for a Mississippi facility destroyed by a tornado, according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.
A New York Times in-depth investigation called into question patient protection policies at military hospitals across the country, completely separate from the Veterans Affairs hospital system, after it uncovered the facilities failed to look into numerous unexpected patient deaths.