First he lost his freedom; now they're coming for his music. Once Martin Shkreli was the smirking "Pharma Bro" who induced outrage by jacking up the price of a life-saving drug and insulting his detractors on social media, now he's a prison inmate.
At bedtime in the pediatric unit at Beaumont Children's hospital, community members are invited to stand outside the hospital and shine flashlights up at the hospital windows, and pediatric patients shine lights back in a show of support.
Lawmakers this week must overcome big differences on how to pay for CHIP and other healthcare programs in order to pass a spending bill. Debate on tax reform also looms large in Congress' final week of action.
Liver allocation policy pits U.S. regions and major medical centers against one another. After years of gridlock between stakeholders, will courts change the rules?
Surveyors that assess hospitals for compliance with federal and state laws are implementing a new policy that could lead to the closure of some so-called micro-hospitals.
Bitcoin futures recently launched on a mainstream exchange. But the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt the cryptocurrency for anything more than paying ransom for breached data.
'Tis the season of miracles. A year that began with lumps of coal for the healthcare industry ends with Christmas presents wrapped in ribbons of cautious optimism.
Congressional Republicans are still actively trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, most recently folding repeal of the individual mandate into the tax reform bill. Instead of "repeal and replace," the strategy appears to be "co-opt and confuse."
Dr. Jerry Penso believes that group medical practices are ideally positioned to lead the nation in the migration from fee-for-service to a value-based payment and care environment.
OSF Medical Group has adopted a new model in which a team of clinicians divvies up duties to see more patients and improve care.
When tragedy strikes, it's the nation's paramedics and emergency medical technicians who are typically first on the scene to deliver care and try to save lives. And 2017 certainly put the emergency medical services workforce to the test, with multiple natural disasters and another string of mass...
This year, hurricanes, gun violence and wildfires tested the ability of healthcare providers to work in the most extreme conditions. These healthcare heroes went above and beyond to save lives in 2017.