Review of Maryland hospital network finds more no-bid contracting, faults former CEO for 'Healthy Holly' deal
Clinical CareMedical Errors: How Healthcare Providers Can Address Long-Term Harm
The impact of medical errors on patients and families can be multi-dimensional and prolonged.
FinanceDignity Health Hospital in Arizona Dinged for Inaccurate Wage Data
The numbers submitted by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center would have resulted in more than $11 million in overpayments...
Clinical Care'Unprecedented' Survival Benefit Vanishes in Confirmatory Cancer Trial
Over $1 billion in sales for drug possibly without benefit.
Clinical CareFDA Launches Pilot Program for Unapproved Cancer Therapies
Expanded Access provides patients with life-threatening diseases access to experimental medical products, including drugs, and biologic or medical devices.
Prior Authorization Bill Expected in Congress This Week
The legislation would set standards for Medicare Advantage plans.
Senior Medicare Patrol Projects Saved $12M in 2018
The SMP projects cost the government more than they saved in 2018, but OIG said the savings could be understated.
Clinical Care'Own It' Initiative Curbs Burnout and Increases Physician Engagement
An emphasis on communication standards helps drive this cultural transformation program at a large health system.
FinanceAHA Pushes Back on Politico's Description of Nonprofit Hospital Financials
The American Hospital Association's general counsel said Politico "cherry-picked" metrics from a recent Moody's report.
StrategyDon't Ignore Intermountain's Long-Shot Bid to Deflate the False Claims Act
There are important lessons to be learned from the case, even though the nonprofit health system has signaled it expects...
CMS Propose Rule Would Strengthen Oversight of Accrediting Organizations
Proposed rule will increase transparency of changes of ownerships for AOs with Medicare deeming authority to safeguard patient safety.
FinanceLower-Tier HIPAA Violations to Enjoy Smaller Annual Caps on Penalties
Under the Obama administration, HHS had adopted a $1.5 million cap per calendar year for all violations of an identical...