Strategy
The limits to Trump's Medicaid freedom for states
Governing | June 18, 2018
Ever since being elected, President Donald Trump has vowed to give states more flexibility to enact their own health care policies. Under him, the Centers for...
Strategy
From Hospital to Home: Elder Care Investments by 2020
Steven Shill and Patrick Pilch | June 18, 2018
If provider investment plans are any indication, the next big opportunity for care looks to be moving from hospital to home. Under pressure to curb...
Finance
Health care sector, led by UnitedHealth Group, has outsized presence on Top 50 list
The Star Tribune | June 18, 2018
UnitedHealth Group maintained its status as Minnesota's largest public company in 2017 as the Minnetonka-based health care giant for the first time surpassed the $200...
Clinical Care
Veterans fear Brooklyn VA hospital may soon shut down
New York Post | June 18, 2018
Shuttered clinics and transferred doctors have veterans fearful the Brooklyn VA hospital is on its way to closing.
Clinical Care
Promoting Positive Work Environments Critical in Ensuring Quality Patient Care
Jennifer Broderick | June 18, 2018
AAPA’s Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management created the Employer of Excellence Awards to showcase hospitals and health systems that excel in creating positive work...
Clinical Care
'Are you dead sir?' doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gatos hospital
The Mercury News | June 18, 2018
A video of a doctor speaking harshly to an emergency room patient and asking if he’s dead has led to her removal from the work...
Ohio bill aims to protect nurses from mandatory overtime
Cincinnati Enquirer | June 18, 2018
A measure that will prohibit hospitals in Ohio from disciplining or firing nurses who refuse overtime is being considered by the state Legislature. A nursing...
Finance
N.H. health care market has stability
Valley News / Associated Press | June 18, 2018
After several years of instability, the same three companies plan to continue offering health insurance in New Hampshire next year through the marketplace created by...
Strategy
Medicare's big challenges threaten seniors and taxpayers alike
The Orange County Register | June 18, 2018
Medicare is in trouble. Again. The Medicare Trustees report the program’s Hospital Insurance trust fund is spending billions more than it takes in. In just eight...
Strategy
Mass. House to debate sweeping health care bill
Boston.com / Associated Press | June 18, 2018
The Massachusetts House is preparing to tackle a major health care bill that calls for $450 million in assessments on some larger hospitals and insurers....
Clinical Care
Inside your health: Hospital cleaning procedures could lead to infections
KSTP | June 18, 2018
Hospitals could unknowingly be putting patients at risk for infection, and the cause might be right under your feet. A new study found that the way...
Innovation
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president Balwani charged with wire fraud
CNBC | June 15, 2018
Elizabeth Holmes, the college dropout who founded the blood-testing company Theranos, and the company's ex-president Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani were indicted Friday on criminal charges related to...
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