The American Medical Informatics Association is asking Congress to amend a central federal healthcare privacy rule to give medical researchers access to patient records without their consent.
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One of the nation's largest hospital networks said it is halting use of a power tool commonly used in gynecological surgery after the Food and Drug Administration warned it can spread cancer.
Doctors Without Borders has raised about $100 million to fight the deadly epidemic this year, $21 million of which has come from U.S. donors.
An OB-GYN who is the president-elect of the New Mexico Medical Society has had his license suspended by the state's medical board for several alleged offenses, including drinking on the job, having sexual relations with patients and leaving a birthing mother unattended while having sex with another...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—who is slated to help decide the fate of the healthcare reform law next year—reportedly was resting comfortably Wednesday morning after having a stent placed in her heart.
The largest not-for-profit health systems in the U.S. are generally reporting strong operating margins for the quarter that ended Sept. 30.
Cone Health improved its operating margin in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 as outpatient volume increased and the system tackled rising expenses, particularly labor costs.
Daughters of Charity Health System's financial situation has continued to deteriorate, newly released earnings reports show, as the six-hospital group awaits attorney general approval for its controversial sale to Prime Healthcare Services.
A pre-Thanksgiving clash emerged between healthcare experts who believe wellness programs sponsored by employers offer long-term savings and create a healthier workforce, and those who think such programs provide no value whatsoever.
For a company best known for its search engine, Google is making big investments in the medical field: A contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels; magnetic nano particles to detect signs of cancer and impending heart attacks. Its latest medical venture is the Liftware spoon,...
The potential of using large data sets to come to possible treatment-related conclusions not otherwise evident is demonstrated by results of a recent study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.