Nearly three years after Congress called for medical devices to be marked and tracked with unique identifiers, data on the tracked devices are now available to the public.
Web-based healthcare information technology services provider Athenahealth posted higher first-quarter revenue compared with the first quarter of 2014. Higher expenses, however, led to higher net losses as well.
The American Hospital Association has chosen Richard Pollack, its longtime lead lobbyist, to succeed Richard Umbdenstock as CEO. Hospital leaders say Pollack is the right pick, even though he never led a hospital or health system.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied ProMedica's request Monday to review a ruling that the Ohio health system's 2010 hospital deal violated antitrust laws. The defeat ends a nearly five-year battle with the Federal Trade Commission.
DaVita HealthCare Partners' first-quarter performance swung to a net loss of $111 million from a year ago, when the kidney-care and medical group operator posted net income of $183.3 million.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. reported $47 million in net income in the first quarter, reversing the $32 million net loss it saw during the same period last year.
First-quarter profit at Health Net edged slightly upward, but the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the health insurer's swelling membership and top line was perhaps more notable.
Installing an electronic health-record system doesn't by itself appear to improve quality of care for strokes, according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Henry Schein, a major provider of supplies for medical, dental and veterinary offices, reported a slight uptick in earnings as growth in its medical business outpaced its dental stronghold in the first quarter.
An agreement intended to help decrease wait times for veterans seeking medical care to veterans has been forged between Air Force and Veterans Affairs officials in Ohio.
Several health insurance carriers in Oregon are proposing large rate increases for 2016 individual plans.
The Obama administration has concerns about provisions in Montana's new law to expand Medicaid, but it is willing to work with the state to overcome them, a spokesman for HHS said on Friday.