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$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...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
    Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
NC could save millions on inmates’ care
    The state could save an estimated $11.5 million a year by requiring that hospitals and other...
UnitedHealth, McKesson vie for overhaul-driven $11B tech market
    UnitedHealthGroup, Inc., the biggest U.S. insurer, and McKesson Corp., the largest drug...
Whitman softens stance on U.S. healthcare law
If elected governor, Republican Meg Whitman plans to add California to the list of states suing to overturn the new...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Insurer Cigna hikes federal lobbying spending to $560K in 2Q, focuses on reform
Managed care company Cigna Corp. more than doubled its spending on federal government lobbying in the second quarter...

Book: Stark Law, 2nd edition: A user's guide to achieving compliance
This updated version of HCPro's Stark Law best seller, first published in 2005—and now co-authored by former CMS...
Book: Medical Staff Leadership Fundamentals Package
Arm your medical staff leaders with the tools they need to meet ongoing and emerging challenges. This three book...
Webcast: MedicareFind Demonstration - January, 2011
Attend this FREE Webcast demonstration and learn what makes the MedicareFind™ regulatory database the best way to FIND...
Book: The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws offers tips for writing bylaws and actual sample language that complies with Joint...