Jack O'Brien is an associate editor at HealthLeaders Media.
The Maryland and Ohio health systems announced Wednesday their intention to merge. The joint venture would be the nation’s fifth-largest Catholic health system.
A working paper from George Mason University argues the provider workforce needs to modernize medical school education, welcome foreign-trained physicians, hire more nonphysicians, and embrace emerging technology.
A recent data analysis of more than 3,000 hospitals found that chemo infusion and radiation treatment often cost between twofold and sixfold above what Medicare pays.
A Chicago hospital shares insights into a study on how to reduce catheter use, lower acquired infection rates, and engage staff on an interdisciplinary level.
With approvals from Illinois regulators and the FTC, the two Midwestern health systems just need clearance from Wisconsin regulators and a final plan for administrative restructuring.
Top Trump health official testified to the House Ways and Means Committee on lowering prescription drug prices, increasing healthcare access, and strengthening Medicare.
To address federal healthcare cuts, the New York state FY 2019 budget proposal seeks to apply surcharges to the sales of nonprofit health plans to for-profit systems.
The White House calls for an increase in funding for veterans healthcare services, while proposing cuts to HHS and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Medicare Advantage plans, ACOs, and physicians offering telehealth services stand to benefit from provisions set forth in the omnibus package.
Several provisions affecting healthcare made it into the two-year omnibus package, while a few were left on the cutting room floor.