Many companies are devising schemes to get out of paying hefty fines next year for not complying with the Affordable Care Act's mandate to offer health insurance, reports the Wall Street Journal.
There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems, Forbes contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.
Hospitals and healthcare systems may want to rethink plans to acquire physician practices to increase care coordination. A new study finds that hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to a 10 to 20 percent increase in overall costs.
This week, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) recognized several of its members for excellence in medical practice management with a series of awards. The recipients' achievements...
The Joint Commission released new guidance this week urging hospital leaders to foster and maintain a culture of safety within their organization
Chief executives with extensive industry social connections are more likely to initiate mergers with unfavorable results, according to a new study from the University of Arkansas.
In Massachusetts, confidential drafty documents reveal a $415 million gap between the state and federal government's health insurance spending expectations, reports Boston Business Journal.
The rise in plans sold on health insurance exchanges with high deductibles brings a new concern--consumers who postpone needed care because of the cost. Those decisions could mean the high-deductible health plans backfire on insurers and could lead to even more medical use and greater expenses in the future, The New York Times reported.
The Ebola virus' history in the United States has been quite limited: One overseas and two domestic infections in total, far fewer than the number of people in the country who will die today...
The VHA has created Mid-American Service Solutions, which is focused on Midwestern acute care facilities and has about 120 in its purchasing group altogether, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported.