The CMS is expected to issue final regulations soon that could significantly affect whether hospitals and doctors remain willing to participate in Medicare's accountable care program.
NextCare Holdings, a Mesa, Ariz.-based urgent-care and occupational medical services provider, has acquired three new facilities in Arizona, allowing it to provide care to more than 90% of the state's population.
A jury has ordered Boston Scientific to pay $100 million to a woman who, despite two surgeries, still has pieces of transvaginal mesh embedded inside her.
A prominent association of healthcare computer experts has a new set of recommendations to address challenges clinicians face as they're expected to do more with electronic health-record systems.
A federal grand jury in Baltimore has indicted 16 people associated with pain management clinics in Maryland Washington, alleging the facilities operated as “pill mills,” prescribing and dispensing oxycodone for people without a medical need.
Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay $1.2 billion to purchasers to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that a company it acquired stalled generic versions of its popular sleep-disorder drug Provigil from entering the market.
An 11-nation study of data loss across 16 industries finds healthcare breaches are the most expensive to remediate and growing more so.
A new report calls for increasing the evidence base for what works in preventive health and incentivizing prevention and public-health measures. One expert says the call for financial analysis of these efforts should end “foolish economic arguments” about the costs of living longer.
The longtime Pew Research Center expert on the impact of health information technology and social media on patient engagement and consumers will take over as HHS's top technology adviser.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Chicago, has signed a letter of intent to affiliate with the two-hospital KishHealth System in DeKalb, Ill.
Rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Rhode Island, a trend the state's department of health attributes to better STD testing, as well as higher rates of high-risk sexual behavior.
The U.S. Supreme Court case over the Affordable Care Act's subsidies will be decided in the next month, and the nation's largest health insurer remains guarded about how it thinks a ruling would affect the healthcare industry.