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Sebelius could face health-reg fight
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could find herself pitted between top Democrats on Capitol Hill...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Sound Physicians taps into hospitalist movement
One of the fastest-growing companies in the Northwest has little to do with high-tech, biotech, or cleantech. Tacoma...
Doctor-run hospital tries to compete
Despite giving patients good value and a positive experience, the for-profit, physician-run Medical Center at Elizabeth...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
Aetna posts higher 2Q profit up 42%
Health insurer Aetna Inc. said late Tuesday its second-quarter profit rose 42 percent, as the percentage of premiums...
Florida Hospital prepares to ax United Healthcare if talks fail
The Florida Hospital system and United Healthcare are embroiled in a contract standoff. If the two companies cannot...
Though outnumbered, some Twin Cities nurses resist call to strike
Nurses have turned out by the thousands in Minneapolis for picketing, picnics and other shows of solidarity. But...
Build Accountability in Your Revenue Cycle
Revenue cycle managers constantly search for the perfect benchmark information to compare their team's work with...
Hospital 'hole in bucket' patched
Nearly two years ago, St. Vincent's Healthcare in Jacksonville, FL, gave Charlton Memorial Hospital a line of credit to...

Audio Conference: Blueprint for an Integrated and Alignment-Driven Physician Compensation Plan
With the advent of the accountable care organization and reimbursement shifts from pay for performance to bundled...
Webcast: Medical Home: Prime Your Organization for Launch
Move beyond the buzz and learn from experts about the realities of assessing readiness and preparing for medical homes...
Physician-Hospital Alignment After the ACA Decision
A healthcare institution can only achieve long-term success if there is strategic alignment between the hospital and...