When you apply for coverage on a health insurance exchange, you've got to put in some basic information. Taken together, these data points help paint a picture of who and where the exchange has successfully connected, and Maryland's exchange has tapped that information to improve its outreach...
It's not hard to understand what makes Dr. Oz so popular. Called “America's doctor,” syndicated talk-show host Mehmet Oz speaks in a way anyone can understand. But has Oz, who often peddles miracle cures for weight loss and other maladies, mortgaged medical veracity for entertainment...
Roche suffered a double blow on Friday as two clinical studies of drugs for breast cancer and Alzheimer's disease failed, sparking the biggest percentage fall in its stock in five years.
Some not-for-profit hospitals around the country don't ever seize their patients' wages. Some do so only in very rare cases. But others sue hundreds of patients every year.
An experimental drug that fights a condition called vascular leak may play a role in helping people survive Ebola, said doctors in Germany who used it to treat a fellow physician who contracted the virus in West Africa.
The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated changes in how U.S. hospitals address the threat of infectious diseases, say health IT companies and industry experts.
These are good times to be a baby. A child born last year will live six years longer on average than one born in 1990, the first time in history that life expectancy worldwide extends past age 70.
So-called "prenatal portraits" and ultrasound parties, in which parents-to-be visit commercial outfits for the chance to see and coo at their growing babies, may be trendy, but the Food and Drug Administration is speaking out against both practices.
Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation's capital from being able to light up joints with impunity, but lawmakers retreated last week in another important drug-war front: medical marijuana.
Reston, Wash.-based telemedicine hardware provider Avizia is merging with software company Emerge.MD, the companies announced last week, allowing the two to integrate their telehealth devices and workflow management tools.
Amgen on Wednesday said its new type of treatment for a deadly form of leukemia would cost about $178,000 when it becomes available on Thursday, which would make it one of the world's most expensive cancer drugs.
Healthcare data may be valuable to researchers and companies, but patients' comfort levels about having their data shared may depend on the purpose, a new survey suggests.