Summit Health CEO Jeff Alter discusses how the acquisition by Walgreens’ VillageMD will affect the company’s growth trajectory.
Mental health patients are staying in hospital emergency departments longer, prompting providers to lobby for regulatory and legislative fixes.
A title fight pits physician assistants against doctors
Physician assistants are pushing to be renamed “physician associates,” complaining their title is belittling and doesn’t convey what they do. “We don’t assist,” they insist. Doctors’ groups fear there’s more than just a name in play.