While the Trump administration has focused on decreasing regulatory burdens across several industries, healthcare participants still see the regulatory environment as highly burdensome, according to a new survey from the Medical Group Management Association. And it may be taking resources away from patient care.
Equal numbers of men and women graduate from medical school, but only a fraction of leaders in the field are female physicians. Women make up 80 percent of the healthcare workforce, but they are vastly underrepresented when it comes to leadership roles, according to an editorial in the Harvard Business Review.
The Kroger Co. and Walgreens are launching an exploratory pilot and concept that combines Kroger’s groceries with Walgreens pharmacy, health and beauty services. Thirteen Walgreens stores in Northern Kentucky have been selected for the pilot, which will allow customers to order Kroger grocery items online and pick up their order from the participating Walgreens locations.
Fortune, alongside research partner Great Place to Work, has released its first annual Best Workplaces in Aging Services list, a ranking that analyzed more than 162,000 employees across the outpatient and at-home sectors of senior care.
CHS, one of the nation’s largest publicly traded hospital companies and operators, has settled with the U.S. Department of Justice for $262 million over an investigation of kickback and false billing allegations related to a hospital company it acquired in 2014.