John Commins is a senior editor at HealthLeaders Media.
Nurse practitioners saw an almost 30% growth in total compensation in the past five years, while physician assistants saw a 25% rise in median total compensation over the same period.
The multistate healthcare system has committed upwards of $200 million through its Thriving Communities Fund to tackle housing stability and homelessness in the communities it serves.
From busting fraudsters, to challenging mergers, acquisition and collusion by hospitals, payers and drug makers, antitrust enforcement remains a top priority at DOJ.
The Sacramento-based health system says the issues raised in an anti-competitive suit would impose 'onerous managerial duties' on the court and instead should be handled by state regulators.
Are these organs safe? A new study of transplantation records found no significant change in the recipients' chances of survival when organs came from a drug overdose victim.
Researchers suggest salaried physicians at the publicly funded hospital system are not financially incentivized to overtreat patients with costly and unneeded surgeries or radiation therapy.
Treatment costs for drug-resistant staph infections were about $38,500 compared with more than $40,700 for MSSA-associated pneumonias.
The federal government has joined the whistleblower lawsuit leveled against the specialty drug maker, as INSYS puts its minimum liability exposure at $150 million.
While medical schools are reporting solid enrollment and student diversity gains over the past 15 years, the dearth of medical residency slots remains a top concern.
More than $1 billion in Medicare savings projected as CMS and Maryland state officials sign a five-year agreement to expand the state's value-based payment system into non-hospital settings.