Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 20 January 2017 20:49
The HHS Office of Inspector General reported the federal government recovered more than $3.3 billion in fraudulent healthcare claims in fiscal year 2016, according to Healthcare DIVE.
2. Dr. Francis Collins holds onto NIH directorship for time being; waiting on Trump team decision: 6 key notesWritten by Megan Wood | Friday, 20 January 2017 17:56
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will hold onto his position for now, according to The Washington Post.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 20 January 2017 17:17
President Donald Trump took the oath of office earlier today and made several promises in his three minute speech, but did not touch on healthcare, according to a transcript published in The Washington Post.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 20 January 2017 17:15
Here are 20 statistics on physician bias by the physician's age, according to the Medscape Orthopedist Lifestyle Report 2017: Race and Ethnicity, Bias and Burnout.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 19 January 2017 22:45
U.S News & World Report ranked the best 55 hospitals for pediatric orthopedics.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 19 January 2017 22:42
Telemedicine is charging ahead in the healthcare industry. The AMA Wire reported on telehealth discussions from the 2017 AMA State Legislative Strategy Conference in Amelia Island, Fla., held Jan. 5 through Jan. 7, 2017.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:55
Kareo released a new report on how independent physicians respond to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act's Quality Payment Program.
8. 32% of Americans 'not at all confident' Pres. Trump will deliver better healthcare at a lower cost: 5 statisticsWritten by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:53
According to a Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll conducted Dec. 13 to 19, 2016, Americans are split on whether they have confidence in President-elect Donald Trump's ability to deliver better healthcare at a lower cost.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 19:16
Ortho Montana, St. Vincent Healthcare and Yellowstone Surgery Center, all based in Billings, Mont., opened a new location in the city, according to KTVQ.com.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 19:13
Are oncologists' Twitter accounts driven by drug companies? TIME reports on a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, which tackles the question.
11. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital earns advanced certification for joint replacement: 4 takeawaysWritten by Jessica Kim Cohen | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 18:42
DeKalb, Ill.-based Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has been awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement, according to Kendall County Now.
Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 18:40
A study in Health Affairs investigated what factors drive spending on postacute care.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:20
OrthoWilmington in Wilmington, N.C., joined with three independent orthopedic physician groups in North Carolina last year to create EmergeOrtho, and the practice is now poised to become a major provider in the region, according to a Wilmington Biz report.
Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | Tuesday, 17 January 2017 21:22
Virginia-based Martinsville Memorial Hospital has opened a new orthopedic and sports medicine clinic, according to Martinsville Bulletin.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 17 January 2017 20:43
Entrepreneur Adrian Aoun recently opened Forward, a primary care startup in San Francisco, as reported by Forbes.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 17 January 2017 20:34
The Orthopedic and Spine Center at Sparks Regional Medical Center surgeons will soon perform the center's 400th joint replacement, according to the Times Record. The center is located in Fort Smith, Ark.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 17 January 2017 11:27
Healthgrades launched a new consumer website with enhanced functionality and search expertise.
19. The CORE Institute expands Banner Health partnership with Orthopedic High Value Network: 5 key notesWritten by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 13 January 2017 10:26
The CORE Institute partnered with Banner Health to expand their joint venture and add the Orthopedic High Value Network for Banner Health Network patients.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 13 January 2017 10:24
The President-elect and Republican Congress are intent on repealing the ACA, but it remains unclear how they'll replace the legislation. However, The American Action Network has spent more than $1 million on television ads to promote the Republican House of Representatives' healthcare plans, according to the Washington Post.