SGR Fix Marks Start of New Debate
The end of the much-despised sustainable growth rate won’t end physicians’ issues with Medicare payments, but it does provide a new starting point for those conversations. ...Read More
|SGR Fix Marks Start of New Debate|
The end of the much-despised sustainable growth rate won’t end physicians’ issues with Medicare payments, but it does provide a new starting point for those conversations.
|Chronic Disease Requires New Care Model|
The current healthcare delivery model is hopelessly inadequate when it comes to managing chronic disease, but a new approach combining team-based care and technology may be the answer.
|Society for Women’s Health Research|
Celebrating 25 years of moving the science forward
Are women being adequately represented in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health?
|HIT: Optimization Through Integration|
You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level.
|Physician Spotlight: Dr. Charles Wyatt|
Getting to the heart of it
From a young age, Charles Wyatt was a self-starter. Then, he became a heart-starter. At age 14, he was the youngest CPR instructor trainer ever certified by the American Heart Association for the state of Texas.
|West Georgia Health Set to Join WellStar|
"We were looking for a strong partner, but we were also looking for a good fit," says West Georgia Health's CEO. "Culturally, I believe this is a very good marriage." Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:12 am CDT
|LifePoint Signs Partnership Deal with WI Medical Center|
LifePoint will own 80% of the joint venture with Wisconsin's Watertown Regional Medical Center, which will retain a 20% ownership stake in the hospital if the deal is approved by regulators. Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:09 am CDT
|Westchester Medical Takes Majority Ownership of NY's Bon Secours Charity Health|
Under the joint venture finalized this week, WMC has taken 60% ownership and controls day-to-day operations of Bon Secours Charity Health. Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:06 am CDT
|More people able to pay medical bills under ObamaCare|
A new study finds that since ObamaCare went into effect, more people are able to pay their family medical bills.The study from the Urban Institute finds that the number of adults having trouble paying bills declined from 22 percent in September 2013... Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 8:16 am CDT
|Exclusive: States quietly consider ObamaCare exchange mergers|
A number of states are quietly considering merging their healthcare exchanges under ObamaCare amid big questions about their cost and viability.... Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 5:00 am CDT
|OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: Cures bill heading to House floor|
IT'S UNANIMOUS: The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a medical cures bill shortly after reaching a bipartisan $13 billion deal to pay for the legislation."That is an amazing accomplishment," Rep. Joe Barton (... Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:39 pm CDT