Social determinants of health – the conditions in which people live, work and age – and how they impact the quality and price of health care was the focus of a recent congressional briefing involving several health industry representatives.
After the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) hosted a Capitol Hill bringing addressing the need for innovation in the nation’s healthcare workforce, the concerns now remain on how the industry is supposed to modernize during a time of varying factors.
Change to the country's health care system will be smoother if current fraud and abuse laws are reformed to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, according to a white paper released by the Healthcare Leadership Council.
A coalition representing hospitals, physicians, health care leaders and patients recently provided Tom Price, the new head of Health and Human Services (HHS), with a "set of principles" meant to help guide his hand on Medicare reform.
Sponsored by the Healthcare Leadership Council, the brand-new Healthcare Leaders for Accountable Innovation in Medicare debuted Thursday with an event at the Reserve Officers Association in Washington, D.C.
Deaconess and St. Mary’s recently announced that they have received the prestigious Wellness Frontiers Award from the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) for their Project AWARE program (Youth Mental Health First Aid).
U.S. leadership in the health care industry recently held a Capitol Hill briefing to highlight the ongoing work against antibiotic-resistant illnesses as well as the serious dangers that come from these diseases.
Several health care organizations recently mailed a letter urging House appropriators to further legislative report language that would eliminate barriers that inhibit solutions for matching patients to their medical records.
The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) recently held a Capitol Hill briefing to discuss the serious dangers that stem from an ongoing, worldwide crisis of antibiotic resistance -- and how to resolve this problem.
Approximately 100 different organizations recently mailed a letter to Capitol Hill encouraging leaders to pass a legislation to allow the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to analyze potential savings from programs to prevent diseases.
The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) recently submitted a statement to the Senate Finance Committee to encourage Congress to develop upgrades for, and improvements to, laws for federal health care fraud and abuse.
Members of the Healthcare Leadership Council, a group of chief executives from top health care companies across the U.S., recently announced that the council supports legislation to change the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
Officials with the Healthcare Leadership Council recently emphasized the organization's ongoing opinion that vaccines are the most powerful and effective approach for health care intervention that is currently available to modern medicine.
A briefing, hosted by the Healthcare Leadership Council and sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.-Lundbeck LLC and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, recently examined the costs associated with depression and the impact cognitive disorders pose to patients’ ability to function.
The Healthcare Leadership Council, comprised of experts from health insurance, pharmacy chain and health information technology companies, held a Capitol Hill briefing about the crisis of opioid addiction and potential solutions.