Key legal questions providers should consider before participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, an upcoming Advisory Board webconference examines important updates to CMS' pay-for-performance programs, and more.
Serkan Kutan, who served as chief technology officer of ZocDoc for three years, will assume the CTO role at the new startup, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Massachusetts, and North Carolina.
Fasting diets are rising in popularity, with proponents claiming that prolonged calorie restriction can help not only with weight loss but with overall health and longevity. Here's what the science has to say about this diet fad, Julia Belluz reports for Vox.
A Bloomberg investigation found FDA's approval of generic drugs has increased to record levels, but the agency's inspections have declined, raising concerns over the quality and safety of FDA-approved generic products.
In a recent survey of 341 hospital and health system leaders by Reaction Data, the Mayo Clinic was named the best "model for innovation," while Kaiser Permanente was named the best at "delivering high quality sustainable costs." See what other health systems made leaders' lists.
At least four ED doctors at Rhode Island Hospital are facing allegations of medical misconduct from the state's Department of Health after they self-reported mistakes, including "wrong-side" X-rays, that didn't harm any patients. The move has alarmed experts, who say officials are inappropriately targeting individual doctors rather than trying to resolve systemic problems, Arthur Allen reports for Politico.
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