Be prepared for a new acronym, ISAOs, to join the myriad others in the world of healthcare technology, thanks to President Barack Obama's new cybersecurity executive order. But ISAOs are far from the only weapon healthcare IT needs to thwart cyberattacks.
Telehealth, which has been around for four decades, lives in regulatory limbo, despite being one of the more promising technologies for improving patient outcomes and lowering costs.
Inovalon, a firm offering analytics to healthcare customers, is seeking $500 million in an initial public offering, the first digital health IPO of the year. The Bowie, Md.-based company will be listed on the Nasdaq, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
National pharmacy chain Walgreen Co. has exited two Medicare accountable care organizations, the second publicly traded company this year to scale back its investment in the closely watched Obamacare initiative that seeks to curb U.S. healthcare spending.
Walgreen's problems are now Stefano Pessina's problems. With the pending retirement of CEO Greg Wasson and the earlier departure of much of his executive team, Pessina will take charge as acting CEO once Walgreen and Alliance Boots complete the second step of their merger in the first quarter.
Walgreen Co. says president and CEO Greg Wasson will retire after the drugstore chain completes its merger with health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
Walgreen Co. is working with startup MDLive to offer video visits through the retail pharmacy chain's mobile app. The partnership with MDLive has the potential to dramatically expand Walgreen's telehealth platform on mobile devices.
Wal-Mart Stores will cease offering health insurance coverage to employees who work less than 30 hours a week, likely pushing many of those workers to healthcare exchanges created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Wal-Mart follows several other major retailers who also have cut...
Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.
Cardinal Health, a Dublin, Ohio-based distribution and medical supplies company, promoted two executives, naming Michael Kaufmann as CFO and Jon Giacomin as CEO of the pharmaceutical segment.
The research and development laboratory launched by UnitedHealth Group and the Mayo Clinic to capitalize on healthcare's data profusion and healthcare reform expanded again this week, adding two prominent universities, the Minnesota health plan Medica and pharmaceutical giant Merck.
Shares of Walgreen Co. have tumbled on media reports that the drugstore chain will not reincorporate itself overseas — a politically touchy move that could significantly lower its tax bill.