Healthcare IT community leaders are reacting favorably to the government's new plan to improve the interoperability of health information technology systems.
Mednax, a national medical group based in Sunrise, Fla., has acquired Memac Associates, a private anesthesiologist group in Warren, Mich., as well as Synergy Anesthesia, a related entity.
A 10.6% increase in sales of its top-selling arthritis drug Humira still couldn't produce positive fourth-quarter earnings for drugmaker AbbVie, the Chicago-based spinoff of Abbott Laboratories.
Not-for-profit co-ops, brought about by Obamacare, are struggling to stay above water, a new report indicates. Despite those financial troubles, some still see them showing promise for the future.
President Barack Obama will unveil an ambitious budget blueprint on Monday that pays little heed to the constraints of dealing with a Republican-controlled Congress. The proposal will include new healthcare initiatives aimed at combating diseases, fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria and...
A Massachusetts judge rejected an agreement that would have allowed Partners HealthCare to acquire three hospitals. The Boston-based system is already the largest in the state, with 12 hospitals including Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Health spending increased 4% in the fourth quarter from the same period a year ago, the first estimate for economic growth in the final months of last year shows.
Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center have voted to put a strike threat on the table amid what they've termed difficult negotiations with management.
The new year is already a busy one for supporters of so-called “right-to-try” laws. A national campaign to allow terminally ill patients to legally get unapproved drugs and devices in each state has made its way to Illinois.
The White House is proposing $215 million in new funds and new regulations in a sweeping effort involving the NIH, the FDA and the ONC to help fulfill the promise of what President Barack Obama has termed precision medicine.
Nominations for Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2015 are due by end of day Feb. 6. This biennial program recognizes female healthcare executives who are leading change in the...