September 19, 2019
Provider groups are urging CMS to delay its proposed mandatory bundled payment model for radiation oncology, saying the model could lower investments in new technologies and equipment and reduce access to new types of care.
In an interview with HealthLeaders Media's Jennifer Thew, two nursing leaders at Northwell Health explain how establishing a "culture of inquiry" improved care delivery, patient outcomes, and nurse engagement at the system.
September 18, 2019
The U.S. health care system is unique, but some observers say what makes it truly distinct from other health care systems around the globe is the amount patients—including those who are insured—pay out of pocket for care.
Federal and state officials last week raided a plastic surgery office following accusations that a doctor at the clinic administered non-FDA-approved drugs to patients who purchased certain services through Groupon, adding to growing concerns that Groupon users might be more vulnerable to medical scams.
A federal judge on Tuesday vacated HHS' site-neutral payment policy that cuts Medicare payment rates for off-campus hospital facilities.
Some air ambulance companies are selling membership subscriptions that promise patients will pay no out-of-pocket costs if they use the transportation services, but state regulators—and some larger air ambulance companies—are skeptical of the memberships' no-cost guarantee.
Former Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin, who spent much of his career in the private sector, in a post on LinkedIn offers 12 tips the private health care sector can take from VA.
It is time to "move beyond" stereotypical understandings of millennials and diversify leadership teams with younger professionals, Travis Bias, a physician, and Ashley Ramirez, a nurse practitioner, write in a STAT News opinion piece.
September 17, 2019
Weill Cornell Medicine on Monday announced that, starting in the 2019-2020 school year, it will provide a "full ride" scholarship that covers tuition as well as room and board, books, and other expenses to all students who qualify for financial aid.
When Theresa Brown, a clinical faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, heard about nurses hiding patients' drugs in the ceiling to work around their hospital's slow pharmacy, she "wasn't surprised," and Brown in a New York Times opinion piece explains why these workarounds are all too common in the U.S. health system.
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