The White House is standing by VA Secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson as key senators delay his confirmation hearing. The senators haven't revealed specific allegations that led to the hearing postponement, but they are seeking information on Jackson's conduct.
Only one of New York City's 11 graded hospitals received an "A" in the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report. Three of Los Angeles' 12 hospitals and six of Chicago's 18 hospitals scored top marks.
New research suggests policymakers need to directly address prices rather than focusing on value-based care.
A small number of hospitals and health systems are turning to the courts to challenge Anthem's new policies restricting outpatient imaging and emergency department coverage. Attorneys and industry experts disagree on the cases' merits.
Health insurance and hospital associations urged HHS to spike the proposed rule to expand access to short-term health insurance, warning it would lead to higher premiums for Affordable Care Act-compliant plans and more uncompensated care delivered at hospitals.
Texas is revising its Medicaid coverage policies after the CMS and legal advocates voiced concern that the state denied U.S.-born children with foreign parents Medicaid coverage due to their sponsors' income.
Humana and two private equity firms plan to create the hospice-care giant by combining Curo Health Services and Kindred at Home.
The group, called Orangeworm, has targeted healthcare providers, medical manufacturers and others in the supply chain.
Renton, Wash.-based not-for-profit Providence St. Joseph Health's growing ranks of women executives are taking the system in a new direction that involves extending its ambulatory network, divesting non-core assets and bolstering its digital capabilities, among other initiatives.
Home health agencies are treating sicker patients, yet they lack some of the basic tools needed to prevent infections.
Assistant Managing Editor David May recently talked with Dr. Lloyd Minor about trends in training the next generation of physicians, partnerships with local tech giants, including the Apple Heart Study, and what Stanford Medicine is doing to address physician burnout.