Seventy-four ACOs left the Medicare Shared Savings Program in 2018, according to new research; an upcoming Advisory Board webconference dives into important updates to CMS' pay-for-performance programs, and more.
Dawn Wilcox said she created Women Count USA to "get the message [across] that women matter, and that these women's lives mattered, and that this is not acceptable," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Louisiana, Ohio, and Texas.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Tuesday warned consumers and health care providers against the unapproved and unproven use of blood plasma infusions from young donors to treat conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia, heart disease, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
CMS predicts average national spending growth in the United States will increase by 5.5% annually from 2018 to 2027, outpacing growth in the country's gross domestic product and reaching a total of nearly $6 trillion by 2027.
Hospitals across the country are investing billions of dollars to convert standard double rooms to private suites to keep up with patient expectations and the evolution of medical care, Priyanka Dayal McCluskey reports for the Boston Globe.