A federal advisory board recommends HHS consider two palliative-care alternative payment models for Medicare, one hospital takes an innovative approach to transforming health care for the homeless, and more.
If completed, the merger between Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network could potentially establish the biggest residency program in the Philadelphia area, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar's recent push for price transparency "should be a wake-up call" for health care product and service suppliers, according to Advisory Board's Zachary Hafner. Here's how your organization should think about winning consumers in a price-transparent marketplace.
Some observers say the Department of Commerce's decision to again include a citizenship question on the U.S. Census might discourage undocumented immigrants from participating, and, as a result, states could end up receiving less federal Medicaid funding.
Some medical students with disabilities underreport their disabilities to schools out of "fear of judgment, bias, and skewed perception of ability," according to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
The firing came amid investigations into now-former Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin's alleged misuse of taxpayer money and reports of Trump administration infighting over Shulkin's opposition to privatizing VA's health care system.
About 30% of health care spending is considered wasteful. Here's how health systems including Johns Hopkins Health System and Kaiser Permanente are working to reduce that figure, and saving millions in the process, Maria Castellucci writes for Modern Healthcare.