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.
A proposed bill may keep the government from classifying hospitals and healthcare providers as federal contractors or subcontractors because they receive federal payments.
Healthcare providers must adapt and change to the evolving industry climate, taking into consideration healthcare consumerization and the evolution of risk, which is shifting from payers to providers, according to an article from Strategy+Business.
Thanks to the recently enacted debt-ceiling legislation, hospitals could see their Medicare payments cut by $1.1 to $1.4 million annually over the next 10 years, according to estimates from
Healthcare providers are cautioning against across-the-board caps on federal spending, which would would have detrimental consequences for those who depend on federal programs for healthcare, as well
Healthcare providers should consider improved strategies to reduce abuse or even deaths related to opioid use, according to a new study from National Institute on Drug Abuse researchers. The
Elton John isn't the only one who finds "sorry" to be the hardest word. Healthcare providers--at the behest of their attorneys and risk managers--have been known to remain tight-lipped when mistakes
Here's an interesting take on medical tourism from the perspective of another business--the spa industry. Apparently, spa business executives are keeping a close watch on medical tourism, which they
Much of the dialogue in public policy assumes that consumers will make provider selections based on price and quality information if they can--despite growing evidence to the contrary. Now, another
Last week we told you about the FTC's new "red flag" rules designed to prevent medical identity theft. The rules, which impose new administrative requirements on any creditor--including