Medical-device manufacturer St. Jude Medical once again denied allegations Tuesday that its pacemakers and other devices had security weaknesses, while independent researchers found flaws in a critical report by the short-selling investment firm Muddy Waters and cybersecurity company MedSec.
Mylan made a somewhat surprising announcement Monday that it would launch a generic version of its EpiPen in several weeks and sell it for half the list price of its branded product. So where have those plans been for the decade it's been selling the product?
A list of 161 hospitals or hospital groups, ranked by the five-year change in readmissions penalties, 2013-17. Institutions are all members of America's Essential Hospitals. Readmissions penalties are assigned by CMS Certification Number, so in hospital groups that share a single number, only the...
Industry leaders say the proposed version of the patient relationship codes, which were mandated by the MACRA law, would be a burden and wouldn't accomplish the goal of effectively measuring resource use, a major performance category under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
The Joint Commission's voluntary Integrated Care Certification will count toward one of the measures under Anthem's Hospital Incentive Program.
The CMS and Tennessee remain at an impasse over the future of an uncompensated-care fund that pays hospitals when patients can't pay for care.
Practice Greenhealth has made yet another move into supply chain with the expected launch of a tool that helps hospitals forecast the total cost of using and maintaining a product, beyond just the purchase price.
Federal authorities are investigating after electronic services were infected with a computer virus at the Appalachian Regional Healthcare system in Kentucky and West Virginia.
Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot, N.D., have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most people were sickened will continue.
A former professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York allegedly shot the dean of the institution and one other man Monday outside a deli in Chappaqua, N.Y.
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