The Joint Commission released new guidance this week urging hospital leaders to foster and maintain a safety of culture within their organization
Chief executives with extensive industry social connections are more likely to initiate mergers with unfavorable results, according to a new study from the University of Arkansas.
In Massachusetts, confidential drafty documents reveal a $415 million gap between the state and federal government's health insurance spending expectations, reports Boston Business Journal.
The rise in plans sold on health insurance exchanges with high deductibles brings a new concern--consumers who postpone needed care because of the cost. Those decisions could mean the high-deductible health plans backfire on insurers and could lead to even more medical use and greater expenses in the future, The New York Times reported.
The Ebola virus' history in the United States has been quite limited: One overseas and two domestic infections in total, far fewer than the number of people in the country who will die today...
The VHA has created Mid-American Service Solutions, which is focused on Midwestern acute care facilities and has about 120 in its purchasing group altogether, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported.
Will the Affordable Care Act actually add to the deficit in the coming years? Congressional Republicans, according to a recent Forbes op-ed piece, are now asserting the ACA will add $131 billion to the federal deficit over the next decade, negating promises made by President Barack Obama.
A shared office of the chief executive officer is the key to a smooth merger between two of New Jersey's leading hospital systems, NJ Biz has reported.
Medicaid enrollment has surged between October 2013 and the end of this August, rising by nearly 9 million overall. That has boosted total enrollment in the Medicaid program by 14.7 percent.
Hospitals now can purchase insurance to indemnify themselves from any issues surrounding the Ebola virus, according to Healthcare Dive.