The Dutch technology giant and medical equipment manufacturer Royal Philips will buy Orlando, Fla.-based Blue Jay Consulting. Philips won't disclose the financial details of the transaction, which is due to close in the fourth quarter, pending customary closing conditions.
The federal government has released its final vision on how to achieve widespread interoperability of electronic health-record systems.
Montefiore Health System announced Tuesday that it will acquire St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, a struggling hospital in New York's Hudson Valley. The deal would add St. Luke's to Montefiore's growing 10-hospital health system.
AmerisourceBergen announced Tuesday that it has signed a $2.5 billion cash deal to buy PharMEDium Healthcare Holdings, which provides compounded sterile preparations to acute-care U.S. hospitals.
Illinois has notified more than 100 jails, health departments and family planning programs that the state will no longer provide free testing for HIV, syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases at state labs, a move that shifts the cost to local jurisdictions.
Connecticut's Department of Insurance is playing a major role in a deal that could create the nation's largest health insurer, leading a 26-state review of Anthem's proposed merger with Bloomfield, Conn.-based Cigna.
New York's attorney general and the federal Employee Benefits Security Administration have agreed to share information and address violations of laws covering health insurance offered as worker benefits.
A trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other countries has left both the drug industry and consumer groups disappointed over the length of exclusivity protections for certain drugs.
On Monday, Tu Youyou won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for her work in synthesizing artemisinin. The drug is a product of the Vietnam War, during which malaria was disabling more of Vietnamese troops than American bombs.
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital will jointly own a new company with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care that will share clinical information and financial risk for 80,000 New Hampshire patients.
A new report says that health insurance companies discriminate against people with hepatitis B and C by charging high out-of-pocket costs for drugs, but the industry lobby has called the analysis “very one-sided” and limited in scope.