Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday launched the Mass General Center for Gun Violence Prevention, a center aimed at applying a public health approach to gun violence, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Indiana, Massachusetts, and Missouri.
The U.S. health system is 'cynically manipulat[ing]' medical professionals' commitment to their patients to squeeze extra productivity out of an overwhelmed system, Danielle Ofri, a physician at Bellevue Hospital, writes in a New York Times opinion piece. But are hospital leaders truly at fault? Advisory Board's Veena Lanka weighs in.
A newly formed coalition of employers, health insurers, and a physician group is calling on Congress to establish a benchmark payment rate and implement other strategies to address so-called "surprise" medical bills.
Pinpointing the causal effects of education on mortality is "tricky," but a few studies have "teased out" its impact on mortality, Austin Frakt, a health economist, writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot." Here's what they tell us.
Insys Therapeutics on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, just days after the drugmaker agreed to pay $225 million to settle allegations that it paid kickbacks to physicians to encourage them to prescribe its highly addictive opioid.
To learn more about the legal and strategic implications of PE investment in health care provider organizations, we spoke with Jennifer Malinovsky, a Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.
Patients are more likely to give a five-star rating for patient experience to hospitals that don't offer common services such as emergency care and intensive care, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday.