After calling on lawmakers "to repeal and replace Obamacare" in his first speech to a joint session of Congress last year, President Trump was silent on repealing the ACA during his State of the Union last week. So what happens now?
Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance have received final approval from the Tennessee Department of Health to complete their merger, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Maryland, and Tennessee.
A new report argues that the medical community's pledge to "First, do no harm" should include avoiding financial harm, noting that unnecessary medical care for just one state's residents cost an estimated $282 million in 12 months.
Marc Harrison, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, talks about Intermountain's recently announced strategic reorganization; the 23 best hospitals and health systems for diversity, according to Forbes; and more.
An ongoing investigation by the House Energy and Commerce Committee finds out-of-state drug companies over a 10-year period shipped nearly 21 million opioid painkillers to two pharmacies in a West Virginia town with a population of 2,900.