Nearly half of physicians report feelings of burnout, and women suffer higher rates of burnout than men, according to a survey by Medscape.
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Pro-choice groups sue to let nurses perform abortions, FDA staff return to work, and Theresa May faces another tough day.
North Carolina's attorney general approved hospital giant HCA Healthcare's $1.5 billion acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, after nabbing commitments from HCA meant to protect the state's healthcare industry.
Medicare Advantage insurers added 1.4 million members to their rosters for 2019, as they looked to grow membership in a market known for being politically safe and predictably lucrative. But membership is growing at slower pace than in previous years.
An intensive-care doctor at Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients, sparking two wrongful death lawsuits against the provider.
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net hospitals.
Providers, vendors and others told the Government Accountability Office they still struggle with correctly matching patients to their records, which can theoretically put patients in danger.
Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of healthcare. Of the $5 billion the company says it has raised, about a third has been for medical expenses.
Definitive Healthcare will combine the data from HIMSS Analytics with its existing data sets.
A federal appeals court unanimously ruled against UnitedHealth Group over the insurer withholding payments from out-of-network physicians and hospitals to compensate for previous overpayments.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off earnings season with higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 revenue thanks to strong results in both its insurance business, UnitedHealthcare, and health services subsidiary, Optum.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has signed contracts with Humana and Anthem. Combined with its recent Cigna contract, the health system is 92% contracted, according to CEO Ron Rittenmeyer.
The average unit price of drugs in shortage in 2016 increased 23.4%, according to a new report. One in four hospitals had to cut staff to mitigate budget pressures.
Health plans clashed with providers and consumers in their reactions to the CMS' proposal to give states more flexibility in regulating the adequacy of provider networks in Medicaid managed-care plans.
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's exchanges.
White House budget officials are weighing draft regulations to shape the VA's new, streamlined community care program that is poised to bring billions into private hospitals and clinics.
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over pricing.
Two Supreme Court justices questioned the federal government's assertion that its Medicare DSH formula change didn't amount to substantive policy. The change affects billions of dollars in reimbursement payments.
Graduates of for-profit nursing programs are more likely to fail their licensing examinations on the first try compared with peers who attended public or not-for-profit schools, a new study found.
Health insurer Humana named Dr. William Shrank as its new chief medical officer to start on April 1.