Executives from Texas Health Resources describe how they have tackled some of the challenges of enabling health system staff to work remotely.
For primary care physicians frustrated with the financial challenges of operating practices that bill services to insurance carriers, a cash-only practices could be a viable option.
Aetna Inc.'s $37 billion deal to buy rival insurer Humana Inc. was blocked by a federal judge, thwarting one of two large mergers that would reshape the U.S. health-care landscape.
Letters provided by CMS after an open records request show that the Health and Human Services pick has repeatedly stepped up in favor of drug firms, device manufacturers and higher physician payments.
In Houston, tackling the problems of super-utilizers took unprecedented planning among typically disjointed city and county agencies, hospitals and nonprofits. Now, many hospitals and the fire department pool their data.
"ICU care is inefficient because it is devoting substantial resources to patients who are less likely to benefit from this level of care," researcher says.