A new report from HHS' Office of Inspector General found about two-thirds of all the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs curbed spending for at least one of years they participated in MSSP between 2012 and 2015, with one-third cutting spending substantially enough to recoup some part of the savings they incurred.
The American Medical Association says individuals protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are helping to "fil[l] gaps in care," citing estimates that the program "could help introduce 5,400 previously ineligible physicians into the U.S. health care system in the coming decades to help address … shortages and ensure patient access to care."
An anti-inflammatory drug can cut the risk of heart attacks and stroke among patients who have had a heart attack and are at risk of another, according to a new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.
Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) in Detroit consistently ranks highly for its commitment to diversity—an achievement that HFHS officials say was achieved by revamping the health system's executive recruitment strategy, Lola Butcher writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
If confirmed by the Senate, Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) will serve as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), which develops the presidential administration's drug control policies.
UnityPoint Health has established multiple predictive analytics models to curb readmissions by assessing factors such as length of hospital stay, readmissions "heat zones," and no-show appointment risk, Mike Miliard writes for Healthcare Finance News.