UnitedHealthcare teams up with Southeastern Health Partners on new accountable care program, an upcoming Advisory Board webconference examines important updates to CMS' pay-for-performance programs, and more.
The Baylor St. Luke's executives left after CMS investigated the death of a patient who had a blood transfusion at the hospital but received the wrong type of blood in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from District of Columbia, Kentucky, and Texas.
A recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans continue to believe the U.S. health care system is in a state of crisis or has major problems—but the views of Democrats and Republicans on the subject shifted sharply after the election of President Donald Trump.
As a growing number of patients face out-of-network bills from doctors at in-network facilities, some hospitals are turning to a seemingly simple solution to protect patients (and their own reputations), Tara Bannow reports for Modern Healthcare.
The United States "is in the midst of a sea change" in marijuana-related policies, but when evaluating the potential health effects, Americans need to "use the best methods and evidence as a starting point," Aaron Carroll writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot." Here's what the research currently says.
In 2018, Americans turned to Google in droves to seek out information on high-profile diets—and while some of the most-searched diets are backed by solid scientific evidence, many others are ill-researched and potentially even dangerous, according to Keri Gans, a registered dietician and nutritionist writing for U.S. News & World Report.
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