Alabama hospitals are facing an ‘existential crisis’

February 3rd 2023

Hospitals everywhere are struggling, but Alabama providers are facing a perilous situation. Without help, some of the state’s hospitals will close, the head of the Alabama Hospital Association says.

Burnout and doctors: Many suffer, but few are seeking help

February 3rd 2023

Some doctors say they wouldn’t consider getting help and worry about professional ramifications. The latest Medscape survey on burnout and depression sheds light on the mental health challenges in medicine.

Curi, Constellation agree to merge, form organization with $2B in assets

February 3rd 2023

The two companies are leaders in medical liability insurance. They hope to close the deal in the second half of 2023.

Healthcare industry could save $25 billion with automation, CAQH says

February 2nd 2023

Providers and health plans are managing more administrative tasks electronically, but there is still room for more progress, according to the new CAQH Index. Spending on business functions rose $18 billion in 2022.

Hospital websites go down in several states in cyberattacks

February 2nd 2023

A pro-Russian hacktivist group claimed credit. Federal authorities had issued an alert about the group this week.