The future hangs in the balance for the only healthcare clinic in the small town of Lincoln, Montana, according to a report in the Billings Gazette.
While privacy has become increasingly top of mind for provider organizations over the past year, industry executives would be wise to focus on being more proactive about such efforts, a pair of hospital officials said Monday at the 24th National HIPAA Summit.
As the presidential candidates discuss ways to improve healthcare, one physician says in a Huffington Post blog that they are missing a key piece of the puzzle: pay doctors more money.
There are both benefits and risks when it comes to social media for physicians and medical practices.
Internal medicine and family practice physicians whose primary goal is paying down their medical school debt may want to consider working in rural communities, as a new report shows that is where the money is for these doctors.
A West Palm Beach surgeon is facing an administrative complaint from Florida regulators for supervising a team that operated on the wrong part of a boy's leg while he was handling multiple surgeries at the same time, according to the Sun Sentinel.
Required education and skills for chief clinical informatics officer roles (CCIO) is necessary for "a dynamic, motivated workforce," according to a report from an American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) task force
This week, nearly two years after the discovery of falsified records that kickstarted the Veterans Affairs scandal at the Phoenix VA Healthcare System, the agency recommended the removal of three Phoenix executives--but the process of actually firing them is far from over, according to Cronkite News.
The Mayo Clinic is tackling the problem of physician burnout with a program that focuses on increasing collaboration and building camaraderie.
Recognizing that cultural cohesion can make or break a merger, Aetna and Humana are being proactive about aligning the two companies' cultures while their deal awaits regulatory approval, according to Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini.