Clinical CareIndustry Dollars Reach Half of NCI Cancer Center Heads
One-quarter got general payments of 'significant financial interest.'
FinanceCMS Wage Index Hike Looks to Aid Rural Hospitals
Rural hospitals had complained that the current wage index system worsens pay gaps between hospitals in high-wage areas and low-wage...
Finance2020 Medicare Fee Schedule Wins Praise, Brickbats
Stakeholders criticize updated conversion factor, praise increased payments for E/M visits.
InnovationHow Banner Health Ties Executives' Bonus Pay to Its Reputation: 4 Steps
One-hour responses to online comments, calling customers with negative experiences, and shared risk for success are key parts of the...
Clinical CareDo You Pay Enough to Recruit In-Demand Clinicians? Check These Trends
The 26th annual review of clinician recruitment by Merritt Hawkins compiles data from more than 3,000 hiring search assignments.
StrategyWonky Supreme Court Ruling on Medicare DSH Formula to Affect More Than Money
Moving forward, the government will have to complete notice-and-comment rulemaking for a broader set of its decisions.
FinancePhysician Compensation Rises Across Most Specialties
Pay for primary care physicians rose 3.4% between 2017 and 2018, according to a new MGMA study.
FinanceHospitals Accused of Paying Doctors Large Kickbacks in Quest for Patients
Hospitals are eager to get particular specialists on staff because they bring in business that can be highly profitable. But...
Keep Bonuses Coming for New Medicare Models, Senators Told
Extending them for another 3 years isn't enough, physcian associations tell a Senate committee.
For the First Time, Employed Docs Outnumber Self-employed Docs
The milestone continues a long-term trend that has shifted the distribution of physicians away from ownership of private practices.
Healthcare Labor Unions Flex Their Muscles
Recent events spotlight concerns about caring for underserved, VA staffing
FinanceAHA Study Finds 'Drastic' Income, Health Differences Between Hospital Outpatients and ASC Patients
Hospitals push back against CMS's policy shift on site-neutral payments for outpatient services.