Health care

CMS taps Chris Traylor as top Medicaid director

The CMS this week named Chris Traylor to lead federal Medicaid policy as acting director of the...

Providence St. Joseph Health’s venture capital fund at $150 million – Modern Healthcare Transformation...

Providence St. Joseph Health leaders took advantage of their stage time...

CMS grants ACOs easier access to SNF waivers – Modern Healthcare Transformation Hub

Medicare accountable care organizations accepting downside financial risk will have easier...

Calif. governor doubles down on Obamacare, drug price negotiation

New Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom of California closed his first day in office with an executive order for the state to negotiate drug...

California’s path to lower drug prices – Modern Healthcare Vital Signs

Hardly a day goes by without someone in the Trump administration touting their plans to lower drug prices.No more patent games with generic...

Healthcare mergers, acquisitions expected to drive 2019 business

Healthcare executives expect their businesses to exceed 2018's benchmarks and will largely use mergers and acquisitions to reach those expectations, according to a...

Quorum Health must pay $1.5 million to Community Health Systems

Quorum Health does not have to pay $9 million to its former parent company, Community Health Systems, for certain services while it transitioned...

FDA launches new office to rethink how drugs are reviewed

The FDA will develop more standardized, streamlined, and structured processes for reviewing new drugs, FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced Tuesday.To do that,...

NYC mayor guarantees health coverage for 600,000 uninsured residents

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will guarantee health care for all the...

January Online Focus: Patient Experience

It’s no secret that improving patient experience is on the top of the priority list for most providers. Even just last year, Healthcare...