PharmaPatient Advocates Mock Merck's 'Bogus' Drug Price Negotiations Suit
The drugmaker this week filed suit against HHS, complaining that the Medicare price negotiation mandate is 'unconstitutional.'
StrategyWill a 'National Patient Safety Board,' Modeled After the NTSB, Actually Fly?
Stakeholders warn that public reporting would compromise data integrity by leading hospitals to scrub records to hide bad events.
StrategyBJC HealthCare, Saint Luke's Health Explore $10B Merger
The Missouri-based health systems hope to complete the deal by the end of the year.
FinanceRetailers Are After Your Business: Time to Act
Providers are navigating the uncertain waters of retail disruption's continuing growth in the healthcare space, forcing hospitals to compete or...
Revenue CyclePerspective: Denials of Health Insurance Claims Are Rising — And Getting Weirder
Denials have become another predictable, miserable part of the patient experience.
Revenue CyclePatients Feel Providers Aren't Transparent Enough About Costs
Analysis reveals preference data revenue cycle leaders can use to improve the patient financial experience.
MarketingIndustry Stakeholders Divided on GA 'Truth and Transparency' Act
Physician leaders and advanced practice nurses have different opinions on the Health Care Practitioners Truth and Transparency Act taking effect...
PayerIn the 'Wild West' of Outpatient Vascular Care, Doctors Can Reap Huge Payments as Patients Risk Life and Limb
CMS data suggests that from 2017 to 2021 90 physicians billed for more than a third of all procedures and...
TelehealthPoll: More Older Adults Tap Patient Portals, but Usage Varies Widely
Wealthier white older adults were more likely to report using virtual care portals.
PharmaA More Aggressive FTC Is Starting to Target Drug Mergers and Industry Middlemen
The suit marks the first time since 2009 that the FTC has tried to block a drug company merger.
MarketingConsumers' Views on Healthcare Remain Flat and Unchanged
Healthcare marketers have the opportunity and obligation to grow consumer and staff engagement in 2023.
TelehealthLow-income Californians Embrace Telehealth 'Trade-Offs'
Patients say they'll tolerate the technical glitches in exchange for engaged screen time with providers.