Doctor pay should be based on comparable work, not personal characteristics, urges the American College of Physicians in a new position statement.
At least two employees at Sinai Health System had their email accounts compromised in a phishing incident, potentially affecting the information of 11,350 people.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s administration declined to give a public update Wednesday on progress it has made toward securing a new operator for the District’s long-troubled only public hospital.
At issue is whether a public hospital operated by a corporation must make records not exempt under the state’s Open Records Act available to the public.
Rhode Island has fined a health care system $1 million for converting two hospitals to a nonprofit status without state approval.
A knee replacement at Medstar Harbor Hospital will cost a patient $37,225 on average, while the same procedure at University of Maryland Shore Medical System at Easton costs $22,687.
Argue hospital buyouts of small clinics signal a profit motive.
Drug companies will be required to give health insurers and state agencies advance notice if they plan to raise the price of certain drugs by 16 percent or more over two years.
More granular analyses of performance on specific medical conditions and procedures would make Medicare's hospital compare program's Star Ratings system more effective, says one observer.
The bill would require drug companies to give 60 days’ notice to state agencies and health insurers anytime they plan to raise the price of a drug by 16 percent or more over two years.