Topic: Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems, is seeking to form a new partnership to expand its occupational medicine and urgent care offerings.
The Joint Commission has decided not to move forward with telehealth standards that would have added new burdens to providers with telehealth programs.
eClinicalWorks added 3,750 providers in the third quarter but is tight-lipped about profit margins after paying a $155 million settlement in June.
Twenty-one percent of American adults surveyed report they have personally experienced a medical error.
A Minneapolis company has agreed to pay more than $12 million to resolve allegations it made kickbacks to doctors in exchange for their business.
Before jumping on the “ambulatory CDI” bandwagon, consider these tips to narrow the scope and definition of an ambulatory patient visit.
The leaders of the country’s largest for-profit payer are confident about its ability to adapt to the changing healthcare policy landscape.
UnitedHealth Group will purchase Surgical Care Affiliates for $2.3 billion, a move that will further expand its reach in the healthcare market, which includes health plans, health systems, physicians and now ambulatory care.
From Kaiser Health News: As Medicare considers paying for knee replacement procedures outside the hospital, doctors debate patient choice and the potential for post-operation complications.
Healthcare organizations and associations widely praised the Senate’s passage Wednesday afternoon of the 21st Century Cures Act, which they call landmark bipartisan legislation that will accelerate new drug approval, fund medical research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s and cancer, and expand mental health services.