In his eight years of life, Christopher Bowen has been to the hospital 323 times and has undergone 13 major surgeries. He’s been on a feeding tube delivering food through his small intestines, confined to a wheelchair, and has even spent time in hospice.
Is it all about service, or quality, or cost? Patients, employers and physicians have conflicting priorities for what constitutes value, and that could have costly consequences for the $3.3 trillion healthcare sector.
All members of MaineHealth – the parent organization for Maine Medical Center, Franklin Community Health, Pen Bay Medical Center, Southern Maine Healthcare and several other community hospitals and health care systems – have voted in favor of unifying into one board to...
Osler Health accepted data as a health care tool early on but ran into roadblocks with an analytics platform. Find out what Osler is now doing to discover actionable insights to meet the needs of triple aim.
CVS Health said on Sunday that it had agreed to buy Aetna for about $69 billion in a deal that would combine the drugstore giant with one of the biggest health insurers in the United States and has the potential to reshape the nation’s health care industry.
State Del. Terri Hill hosted an open panel with Howard County General Hospital leaders Tuesday at Kahler Hall in Columbia to ease concerns about possible restricted communication between primary care doctors and hospital-based doctors, known as hospitalists.
Cancer is a global pandemic that crosses all borders, causing one in eight deaths worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To stay ahead in the fight against cancer, treatment centers around the world are undergoing a digital transformation that...