Nearly two years ago, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease—and researchers suggest the well-meaning decision has backfired by causing some obese people to be less motivated to shed pounds.
The physician practice acquisition legal landscape is changing in light of a landmark ruling in Idaho. Lisa Gingerich at von Briesen & Roper, s.c. discusses how providers can avoid antitrust pitfalls when pursuing physician practice acquisitions.
In the early 2000s, Trevor Fetter took a job no one wanted at an embattled hospital chain; he became the CEO of Tenet Healthcare. In an interview with the Daily Briefing, Fetter explains how the system emerged from difficult times to become one of the largest hospital operators in the country.
More than 60 million U.S. residents speak a language other than English in their home. To better coordinate care for those Americans, a growing number of hospitals are launching video-based translation services.