The three states of Southern New England will be looking for a threepeat of sorts this year, as they placed first, second and third for the 2019-20 season.  

Physicians who lived in three of the most populous states and were eligible to vote from 2006 to 2018 did so at a rate 14 percentage points lower than the population as a whole.

In the American Northwest and upper Midwest, a digitally progressive health system that operates 24 hospitals is moving to merge with one that specializes in rural care delivery and operates in 24 states and 10 countries.

Leaders of some large hospital systems are lately showing they’ve learned how to cope with wildly fluctuating strains on resources while keeping their doors open for profitable service lines.

U.S. physicians favor the idea of a two-tiered healthcare system, one in which a single-payer option peacefully coexists with private coverage. Their least favorite model? Single-payer Medicare for All.

Even after receiving $7.5 billion in federal COVID relief and billions more from the Paycheck Protection Program, nursing homes are still hurting financially. Should the field’s for-profit players have their hands out with the rest?

Almost half of individuals employed in healthcare expect to keep their noses to the grindstone into their late 60s if not beyond. 

With their broad reach across all demographic categories, social media platforms are connecting healthcare influencers and stakeholders across every area of activity in which one might hold a stake. Of course, that’s a good thing and a bad thing.

Several large hospital systems in Southern California appear to have been dodging their duties to uninsured COVID patients.

The largest pharmacy chain in the U.S. is staffing up for fall and winter. It’s also calling for regulation that would allow pharmacy technicians to administer vaccinations in all states.  

Weekly visits to some specialty practices have bounced back from the COVID swoon and then some. For many of these winners, in-person care is coming back to life right alongside telehealth.

Hawaii is the state with the best overall access to healthcare, achieving high scores for percentages of residents with a personal physician and children with a medical home while minimizing unmet needs for mental healthcare and doctor avoidance due to cost.