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Feb 23, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the Medicare deadline for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to submit electronic clinical quality measure data and/or attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for calendar year 2017.
Feb 23, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 74.5 per 100,000 people, surpassing the rate at the end of the 2014-2015 flu season, another severe season when the H3N2 strain also predominated.
Feb 23, 2018
Govs. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Jon Kasich (R-OH), Bill Walker (I-AK), Tom Wolf (D-PA) and Brian Sandoval (R-NV) today issued a bipartisan plan to transform the nation’s health care system based on certain guiding principles and beliefs and specific strategies to reorient the system on value.
Feb 23, 2018
An estimated 28.9 million U.S. residents, or 9%, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first nine months of 2017.
Feb 22, 2018
U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide increased by 11% in 2016, to nearly 142,000, according to a report released today by Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust.
Feb 22, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday released a congressionally-mandated report on the public health burden of traumatic brain injury in children and policy options to support care management for these children.
Feb 22, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Below are six actions everyone can take to address burnout in their organization while helping themselves and colleagues on the road to resilience.
Feb 22, 2018
Howard Berman – in his many roles as a health care administrator, an insurance CEO, a professor and author – dedicated his work to tackling health care management issues and contributing to association policy.
Feb 22, 2018 by Tom Nickels
The U.S. health care system is facing a prescription drug spending crisis fueled by staggering increases in recent years in the price of drugs.
Feb 21, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to products reported to contain kratom.