A group of nearly two dozen states and localities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit that seeks to block a final rule intended to enforce protections for health care professionals who have moral or religious objections to providing certain medical care, including abortion care and physician-assisted death.
Health care entities in April reported 45 data breaches to HHS, marking the highest number of reported health care-related breaches in one month since the agency began tracking such breaches in an online database in 2010, according to a report published by HHS' Office for Civil Rights.
When employees refrain from voicing their ideas and concerns, many managers assume their staffers just aren't the sort of people who speak up—but a study suggests the right work environment can help even the shyest employees express their opinions, Hemant Kakkar and Subra Tangirala write in the Harvard Business Review.
Due to recent demographic shifts and regulatory changes, the economics of lucrative service lines are rapidly changing—and health system leaders need new strategies in response. Here's three questions to ask to prioritize your system's top growth opportunities at the sub-service line level.