Seventeen new health systems signed up for CMS' Next Generation ACO model this year, Hackensack Meridian Health physicians have developed a disease classification system for breast cancer bundled payments, and more.
Mayo Clinic will be holding football mini-camps the week of the Super Bowl in which participants will go through many of the drills and exercises pro football teams use to assess players, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Minnesota, Missouri, and Pennsylvania.
Alex Azar says his priorities will include addressing high prescription drug prices, combating the opioid misuse epidemic, making health care more affordable and accessible, and using Medicare to help transition the U.S. health system from a fee-for-service to a value-based payment system.
Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar on Wednesday was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in state prison for charges that he sexually assaulted young female athletes. More than 150 women had accused Nassar of abuse over the course of several decades.
Using advanced imaging technology, doctors may have substantially longer than the established six-hour window to treat stroke victims via a clot removal procedure, according to a new study that spurred the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to revamp its stroke guidelines Wednesday.