A Chicago-based healthcare system is notifying nearly 3,000 patients that their personal information may have been on a laptop computer that was stolen in October.
Dr. Glenn Steele Jr., president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, discusses how his organization is dealing with Medicaid and exchange-plan growth, his concerns about implementation of pay-for-performance and health IT, and his legacy at Geisinger.
Investment firm Carrick Capital Partners anticipates a busy 2015, with healthcare opportunities clearly in its sights. It has secured the advisory services of former Tennessee Sen. Bill Frist, a physician, and plans to start a new fund that will include many healthcare investments, according to...
Twenty-nine Republican House members have co-signed a letter with Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.), calling on HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take immediate action to cut the 2015 reporting period for the federal electronic health records incentive-payment program from a full year to 90 days.
A CMS announcement that many doctors will see their 2015 Medicare payments cut by 1% for failing to meet federal electronic health-record incentive-payment program standards has provoked strong reactions from physician and hospital groups.
Varian Medical Systems, which makes equipment for performing radiosurgery, proton therapy and similar procedures, said it is planning to submit an offer to acquire Germany-based MeVis Medical Solutions.
Using inefficient systems for care coordination and other important functions can negatively impact patient care, safety, satisfaction and outcomes. Today's mobile computing platforms present a powerful set of capabilities for hospitals and health systems that, if leveraged properly, can improve...
HHS is rolling out online partnerships with three online firms to further promote HealthCare.gov during the current open-enrollment period, which ends Feb. 15.
Federal and local law enforcement officials are investigating a healthcare data-for-ransom security breach at 18-bed Clay County Hospital in Flora, Ill.
Royal Philips, one of the world's largest manufacturers of imaging systems, said it plans to spend $1.2 billion to acquire Volcano, a San Diego-based provider of catheter-based imaging and measurement systems used in endovascular procedures.
Hospitals are further along in upgrading their electronic health-record systems to where they need to be than had seemed possible only a month ago, according to new data from the CMS.
Telehealth startup American Well announced a $80 million funding round Tuesday, capping a big year in funding for telehealth startups.