Nearly 95% of around 500 healthcare executives working for provider organizations believe concentrating on population health is key to ensuring long-term success. But only a small slice of them have been turning intentions into actions.

U.S. residency programs in emergency medicine have no trouble attracting, training and preparing the next generation of outstanding ER physicians. The problem is that a paltry percentage take their clinical skills where the need is greatest. 

CEOs of hospitals and health systems may find they need to compete more aggressively to hold onto their CMOs, as industries that never employed medical officers in the past are needing them now.

There’s good news and bad news from the COVID-19 beat. For the bad news, look anywhere news is disseminated. For the good, start with this compact but formidable roundup.  

What are the odds of getting exposed to COVID-19 at a supermarket versus at a restaurant seating customers at every other table? The consensus answer from numerous authoritative voices may surprise you.

Most C-level leaders working in healthcare believe the COVID-19 crisis will come to a close. However, they’re sharply divided over timing.  

Medscape surveyed 3,003 women physicians in March and April with questions suggested by a panel of women physicians. The theme was “issues you care about.” Here are some highlights in the findings, released July 15.

Supply is suffering as hospitals continue to cope with COVID above all else. Demand is down due to patients’ reticence to risk nonemergency care. And the unease isn’t just about economics.  

Their public plea comes amid spikes in coronavirus cases in states such as Texas and Florida, with residents in both recently filing lawsuits to quash government mask mandates. 

As the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to rise, the Trump administration is taking aim at the CDC as a possible scapegoat and reportedly weighing whether to launch an in-depth evaluation of the agency to find and highlight perceived missteps in the fight against the pandemic.

Healthcare providers are much more prepared to handle a second wave of COVID-19 patients, according to a recent survey from Advis of more than 100 leading healthcare executives.

The American College of Physicians has released its new Practice Points, which aims to provide rapid clinical advice based on evidence and offer some guidance on wearing masks and respirators.