The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ceased clinical trials for a CTI BioPharma cancer drug this week after several participants died from side-effects.
The board of the embattled Broward Health public hospital system decided Wednesday—despite the objections of its chairman—to hold a private meeting to discuss an FBI investigation into the system, according to the Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has launched "Save Kentucky Healthcare," a tax-exempt organization that will pay for an online campaign to "educate voters about what is happening to healthcare in Kentucky."
Carolinas HealthCare has named Eugene Woods president and CEO of the 39-hospital not-for-profit health system, effective April 28. He will take the reigns of the system from Michael Tarwater, who is retiring after serving as CEO since 2002.
It's become clear that even if you have health insurance in the U.S., you're still susceptible to receiving pricey medical bills—many of which can be a complete surprise. The federal government wants that to end.
The CMS has finalized a controversial rule that will require providers to return Medicare overpayments. The rule, first proposed in 2012, alarmed many healthcare organizations when it floated the idea that providers would be liable for returning Medicare over payments going back as far as 10 years.
A slow motion train wreck is underway on the ACA insurance exchanges, but it is a crash that can be avoided if insurers, providers and regulators take decisive action.
Today's regional healthcare roundup includes Kansas lawmakers preventing votes on Medicaid expansion, Virginia hospitals backing off an ad campaign against regulatory changes, a one-day strike by USC hospital workers, and more.
Health Minister Marcelo Castro said at a news conference that the government will invest $1.9 million in the research, which will be jointly conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and the Evandro Chagas Institute in the Amazonian city of Belem.
Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee agreed Wednesday that the country's behavioral health system and criminal justice system need overhauling, but weren't in lockstep on the legislative vehicle to do so.
The fiscal 2017 budget proposal from the White House would allow the HHS secretary to negotiate the prices of biologics for Medicare patients and would more quickly close the "doughnut hole" coverage gap.
Many healthcare technology developers talk about Uber-izing healthcare—the way Uber ushered in a new transportation model that circumvented the taxi industry. But that model may not work in an industry that has entrenched interests, high hurdles to entry and a crowd that doesn't rely on apps.