Section Page News - Modern Healthcare
McLaren asks for administrative hearing on state order to improve Legionnaires' protection measures
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:05:31 EDT
McLaren Health Care Corp., a 14-hospital not-for-profit system based in Grand Blanc, Mich., is fighting back against a state order that it take further measures to reduce potential patient exposure to the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease.
Texas hospitals get boost for trauma care funding
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:03:07 EDT
A new Texas law will increase a state fund subsidizing unreimbursed trauma care by $31 million and repeal a controversial program that previously benefited hospitals.
Amazon isn't the only threat keeping Walgreens up at night
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:47:15 EDT
Mounting fears of a "hard" Brexit and an escalating tariff battle between the U.S. and China are compounding anxieties at the drugstore chain.
Kaiser Permanente to build new Oakland headquarters
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:40:59 EDT
Kaiser Permanente plans to construct a new headquarters in Oakland, Calif., a move expected to save the health system $60 million a year in reduced operational costs.
Pfizer to buy Array BioPharma in deal worth $11.4 billion
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:27:27 EDT
Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring.
This toilet seat can sense if a heart patient’s condition worsens
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:05:05 EDT

Getting congestive heart failure patients to monitor their blood pressure isn’t always easy. So one startup is using algorithms and sensors to make it as simple as sitting on the toilet.

Fee-for-service limits long-term work on social determinants, execs warn
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:05:04 EDT

Leaders of health systems recently convened at Modern Healthcare’s Social Determinants of Health Symposium in Cleveland to discuss their efforts to address patients’ social needs.

Q&A: Linking ideas to mission is key for head of Banner Innovation Group
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:05:04 EDT

Innovation isn’t just about some cool application of artificial intelligence. It could be less glamorous, like making it easier to match expecting parents with the right pediatrician, says Scott Nordlund, chief strategy and growth officer for Banner Health

Gottlieb's legacy could be felt for years
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:05:03 EDT

Before leaving his post as FDA commissioner in April, Gottlieb stood out in the Trump administration by accomplishing the rare feat of earning praise from Republicans and Democrats alike, who hope his policies stick.

How fragmented care fuels the maternal mortality crisis
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:05:03 EDT

Recent actions by lawmakers to address the rising maternal death rate have raised optimism among stakeholders that their yearslong efforts to create a national infrastructure of quality measures for maternity care may be realized.

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