CommonWell members and Carequality participants will now have an easier time exchanging patient data, an example of vendor-driven interoperability.
In 2017, brand-name prescription drugs made up only 17% of total prescriptions filled but represented 79% of total drug spending, according to an updated study from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
As not-for-profit hospitals' profits slide, balance sheets are at an all-time high, according to Fitch Ratings.
CommonSpirit Health will be the name of the not-for-profit health system formed from the merger of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health.
Nearly a year ago, the private insurer in the state's overhauled Medicaid managed-care program slashed reimbursement rates to medical suppliers. Now a large provider is terminating its contract.
Nearly 4,000 Arkansans lost their Medicaid expansion coverage in October because they didn't comply with the state's new work requirement. Another 8,462 low-income adults lost benefits in the previous two months.
Massachusetts' dominant health system and one of its largest payers have put their merger talks on hold, after executives reportedly felt the deal was getting too complicated.
Federal laws are preventing greater use of telehealth, according to a CMS report sent to Congress on Thursday.
A key element is adding support staff and increasing their care responsibilities to enable physicians to see more patients more efficiently.
Geisinger on Thursday announced the launch of a surgical redesign program aimed at expediting healing, improving pain management and reducing opioid use.
Physicians who tend to the nation's gunshot victims pushed back against an NRA tweet telling them to "stay in their lane" after the American College of Physicians updated its positions on reducing gun injuries and deaths.