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The two academic medical centers say they "remain confident our merger will result in continued high-quality care for our consumers."
Many hospitals and surgeons continue to perform high-risk procedures without sufficient patient volumes to ensure patient safety.
Research suggests that these new disabilities can lead to readmissions, placement in a nursing home, and continued declines in patients' well-being.
CMS administrator says her agency will "enhance" oversight of accrediting organizations "in the near future."
Recommendations aim to reduce the effort and time required by clinicians to meet reporting requirements, record health information, and improve the functionality and intuitiveness of EHRs.
About 52,000 physicians worked as locum tenens in 2019, representing about 6% of all practicing physicians.
Guardian directed its nursing facilities in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio to upcharge Medicare at the highest level for medically unnecessary services.
Hospitals recognized for high-quality cardiac care are more likely to be penalized under value-based programs than other hospitals.
Study finds nonprofit hospitals with thicker bottom lines gave disproportionately lower levels of charity care.
The appellate court ruled that HHS Secretary Alex Azar's approval of a Section 1115 waiver for Arkansas was "arbitrary and capricious."