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Web Exclusive: Milliman: Annual Healthcare Costs Doubled in Under Nine Years
In less than nine years healthcare costs have doubled for the average family of four covered by a preferred provider...
Web Exclusive: TX Children's hospitals face brunt of Medicaid cuts
When Steve Woerner, president/CEO of Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, looks at the budget state...
Web Exclusive: SC BlueCross: Rising premiums and pay
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, which has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in profits over the past...
Web Exclusive: Health Plan, Provider Partnerships May Trump ACOs
Accountable care organizations carry significant financial risks for providers. An integrated delivery system...
Web Exclusive: CHS Opens Another Defense of Medicare Admissions
In a letter to shareholders, Community Health Systems chief Wayne T. Smith defends his company's Medicare billing...
Web Exclusive: MA nurses set to strike as Tufts, union won't budge
Nurses at Tufts Medical Center moved closer to a strike yesterday, notifying administrators they will hit the picket...
Web Exclusive: 4 Good News Stories on HAI, and a Bonus
Positive, forward-looking healthcare stories seem to come in clusters, and this time there are four on the progress...
Web Exclusive: Q&A: NDM-1 superbugs
Experts have warned that a new type of drug-resistant superbug is emerging in UK hospitals.
Web Exclusive: Miami Children's, HCA's Palms West Partner on Pediatric Emergency Care
Miami Children’s Hospital and HCA’s Palms West Hospital have formed an affiliation to provide pediatric...
Web Exclusive: DOJ, HHS Release Guidance for Medical Services Care
New technical assistance guidelines designed for medical providers—to assist patients with mobility...