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As public health officials continue to make connections between health and societal factors, there's mounting evidence that diseases once considered exotic are taking root in the poorest areas of the U.S.
A list of healthcare's 20 most frequently billed Medicare DRGs, ranked by 2013 Medicare patient discharges. Source: Truven Health Analytics. Published Oct. 12, 2015, p. 30.
The Fairview brand name would be dropped from Twin Cities medical facilities under merger talks authorized by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.
Kentucky Health Cooperative will end operations by the end of this year. A major factor behind its demise was low payments from the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridors program, which could force more co-ops to close in the near future.
When the Democratic presidential candidates take the stage Tuesday for their first primary debate, they're likely to tangle over their willingness to tweak the Affordable Care Act and how to tackle rising prescription drug prices.
Wall Street will be on full alert next week to see if healthcare companies' earnings reports will rejuvenate their slumping stocks and the broader U.S. market. Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth Group will be among the first to report.
A new group of innovators are entering the final phase of the federal electronic health-record program as its focus shifts away from implementation and toward quality outcomes and patient-centered data exchange.
The frequency with which physicians provide tests and procedures deemed of little value to patients hasn't changed much in the three years since the start of a national campaign aimed at reducing them, according to a new study.
Not every college dropout hits it big. And then there's Elizabeth Holmes, who stands out among healthcare billionaires on the latest Forbes 400 ranking as the “youngest self-made female billionaire” in the world. Forbes also dubs her No. 1 among “America's self-made women.”