New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that collection agencies held $140 billion in medical debt last year—a sharp spike since a 2016 study that put the medical debt number at $81 billion.
One of the most transformative trends in health care is the accelerating shift to increasingly interwoven organizations.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove significant expansion in state and federal telehealth policies, playing a critical role in ensuring access to substance use disorder (SUD) services, even during quarantine.
An interdisciplinary service line is the organization of multidisciplinary clinical programs into an integrated care continuum around a population or disease state.
When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996, there was virtually no Internet utilization, smartphones or artificial intelligence.
Scientific advances in understanding how to manipulate genes to alter the course of disease are now starting to bear fruit.
Blood cancer takes a demanding physical, mental and emotional toll on the 1.3 million patients living with this disease in the United States.
The No Surprises Act—set to take effect January 1, 2022—is intended to protect patients from surprise medical bills.
Academic health centers are differentiated by their tripartite mission focused on clinical care, education and research.
In a new webinar, the American Medical Association (AMA) and Manatt Health will lead a panel of experts in a dynamic discussion of comprehensive, equity-based, evidence-based harm-reduction strategies.