Public outcry is forcing pharmaceutical companies to reconsider price increases, and that is leading to residual effects for other healthcare firms like McKesson Corp.
The stock market was rattled Friday afternoon following the news that the FBI reopened its investigation of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's emails. But LifePoint Health withstood the choppiness on the strength of its third-quarter earnings.
The site, which has received industry criticism since its launch in January 2015, will now show measures of patient satisfaction. There have also been technical changes to the calculation methodology.
Molina Healthcare's Medicaid business improved further in the third quarter after a rocky start to the year, but worse-than-expected results from the Affordable Care Act marketplaces weighed down the insurer's profit.
Several Pittsburgh-based genetic research organizations have released to the public an open-source software tool that aims to make researchers' work easier while handing massive amounts of genomic data across disparate data sources.
More hospitals have worked to eliminate antibiotics in the meat they serve in patient meals in an effort to address concerns about the rise of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens.
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against health insurer Anthem are demanding the federal government turn over documents that allegedly show Anthem knew its information technology security was heavily flawed ahead of its vast data breach last year.