Tenet Healthcare Corp. has come a long way since it faced a series of crises in 2003, and it owes much of its success to its CEO, Trevor Fetter, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Out of all of the strategies proposed to help ease the United States primary care shortage, expanding the scope of practice may be the most contentious. The latest chapter in the debate surrounds proposed legislation to allow naturopathic doctors to prescribe some medications and perform minor procedures in California, MedPage Today reported.
Mercy Hospital Springfield in Springfield, Missouri, faces a lawsuit from one of its former nurses who alleges that she was fired for reporting inadequate staffing and infection control practices that put patients in danger, according to the Springfield News-Leader.
President Barack Obama told reporters Monday morning at the G-7 summit in Germany that the Supreme Court never should have heard the King v. Burwell case regarding the legality of federal subsidies.
When designing benefits packages for employees, many companies focus on retirement and investment, but workers and practices also stand to gain from a greater emphasis on financial matters of the "here and now," according to an article from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Following accusations that Blue Shield of California refused to disclose how much it will spend to acquire Medicaid nonprofit insurer Care1st, the state's Department of Managed Health Care Director Shelley Rouillard vowed during a public hearing Monday to "deep dive" into the matter.
Despite considerable criticism regarding the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, the program is largely doing the job that the Affordable Care Act created it to do, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General continues to refine its scrutiny of electronic health records, adding a new focus area in an update to its work plan, but deleting several older items previously under review.
This week brings insight on two very different issues relating to mobile health technology and use. One is the growing "bring your own device" movement within hospitals and care centers by the nursing population. The second is the fallibility of mobile communications infrastructure carrying all the messaging and data.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will investigate a Florida hospital where several infant heart surgery patients died in recent years, CNN reports