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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
$1.5B DMC deal close set for Friday
On Friday, the Detroit Medical Center should be part of the Vanguard Health Systems, capping months of work and a...
Requirements for Jackson Health System’s new CEO may change
Several members of the search committee for a new Jackson Health System CEO said they want to be sure that previous...
Severance raised hospital chief’s pay to $7.7M
John P. Ferguson received a severance package of more than $5 million when he was forced out as president of...
Lawmakers in most states have little control over healthcare premiums
As Americans struggle with double-digit hikes in their health insurance bills, millions are coming up against a hard...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Insurers push plans that limit choices of doctors
As the Obama administration begins to enact the new national health care law, the country’s biggest insurers are...
ER doctors reach agreement with hospital, withdraw resignations
A group of 16 emergency room doctors that had submitted a notice of resignation to Valley Baptist Medical...
Magazine: A Kinder, Gentler Union?
The nation's largest healthcare union is recasting itself as hospitals' new friend. But some executives aren't so sure.