Hospitals and health systems across the country are teaming up with different community organizations to help improve their populations' general health, according to a report by the Association for Community Health Improvement.
Digital updates on emergency room wait times may reduce stress and make patients more manageable, according to an article in Slate.
More than half of Americans think the federal government should scale back the Affordable Care Act or repeal it, according to a Gallup poll released Friday
Insurers that have jumped head first into selling plans on multiple health insurance exchanges, either federally or state-run, will likely face some major obstacles, reported Insurance Networking News. Here's a look at the three challenges independent merchant bank TripleTree predicts lie ahead for insurers.
A conference on price transparency in healthcare had one of the nation's leading hospital executives calling for streamlining billing requirements, while other well-known names in economics and journalism instead criticized practices that they said did little to discourage current hospital practices.
Hospital and healthcare system executives lobbied Capitol Hill this week and asked for the end to what they described as "arbitrary" funding cuts to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, AHA News Now reported.
Iowa, one of more than two dozen states that refused to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, is apparently close to obtaining a waiver from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide coverage to the state's poor, the Associated Press reported.
Community hospitals are missing the boat when it comes to using clinical research to expand their business revenue or give them a competitive edge, according to a new report by GuideStar.
Humana recognizes paying for value is central to solving industry problems, especially in a changing healthcare environment. So Humana is moving away from being an insurer that only writes checks to a company that thinks like and works with providers, Humana Chief Medical Officer Roy A. Beveridge, M.D., told Hospital & Health Networks Daily.
Community hospitals aren't capitalizing on clinical research to generate revenue, recruit and retain physicians, or enhance their impact on the community, a new GuideStar Clinical Trials Management survey found.