The American Medical Association on Thursday launched a new tool to aid physicians in talking with patients about reducing the risk of firearm injury and death.
John Hopkins Medicine has removed four top leaders at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., following dramatic increases in the hospital's death rates for pediatric heart surgeries.
UnitedHealthcare and physician staffing company Envision Healthcare have renewed their contract for 2019, resolving a dispute over Envision's ED billing practices that threatened to leave patients on the hook for surprise out-of-network medical bills.
A newly formed surgeon group in Michigan is aggressively moving to prove outpatient orthopedic surgery can be just as effective as traditional inpatient surgery for much lower costs.
Five metro Detroit doctors and one from the Grand Rapids area have been indicted for allegedly running a $464 million healthcare fraud scheme that involved millions of opioid drugs and unnecessary medical procedures in Southeastern Michigan.
As many as 9,000 patients of the multispecialty group had their data exposed when a third-party vendor posted the information to its website.
The sudden bankruptcy filing of the Wayne State University Physician Group was driven by discovery earlier in the year that financial losses of the 264-physician faculty practice plan were double the $5.5 million expected and a new, more drastic turnaround plan was required.
Summit Medical Group has moved aggressively to adopt alternative payment models. CEO Dr. Jeffrey Le Benger explains why and how the organization succeeded with it.
The study assigned 47 patients who were diagnosed with a chronic disease to visit with a second-year medical student for 45 minutes after seeing their physician. That one-on-one session measurably improved patients' attitudes and abilities in self-managing their care.
There has been a relatively steady decline in primary-care visits since 2009, although nurse practitioners and physician assistants are making up some ground, according to new research from the Health Care Cost Institute.
What will health look like two decades from now? What roles will stakeholders play in the future of health? While we don't know with precision how the future will play out, we can look at signals in the market today—and disruption in other industries—to start to paint the picture.
The American Medical Association will advocate on a range of major population health policies including gender identity, Canadian drug imports and sexual assault treatment, as agreed upon by delegates at the group's 2018 interim meeting.