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House passes bill to cap some malpractice damages

By Mara Lee  |  June 29, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to limit non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases and impose new deadlines to file such cases.

Telehealth market poised for growth, but use remains low

Telehealth market poised for growth, but use remains low

By Alex Kacik  |  June 20, 2017

The vast majority of U.S. patients are open to using telehealth solutions, but only a fraction have received care virtually, suggesting that the healthcare industry has yet to meet consumer interest in virtual care, according to a new survey.

Data Points: Physician shortage projected to grow

Data Points: Physician shortage projected to grow

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 17, 2017

There continues to be concern that the U.S. just doesn't have enough doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges earlier this year predicted that physician demand will continue to outpace supply.

AMA delegates vote on measures to combat drug prices

AMA delegates vote on measures to combat drug prices

By Steven Johnson  |  June 11, 2017

The house of delegaes meeting in Chicago this week is considering lobbying for Medicare to negotiate prices and asking federal regulators to require that drugmakers advertise the suggested retail price of their products.

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