Burdened by EHRs and anxious about their financial well-being, physicians don't have a particularly rosy outlook on the practice of medicine, according to a report from Leavitt Partners.
The ONC intends to use the EHR Reporting Program to disseminate information about certified software that gauges products' usability, security and interoperability.
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.
The CDC remains mystified by paralyzing illness in kids, people run through their savings to pay for being sick and Canada legalizes weed.
Anthem will pay the federal government $16 million for a data breach that affected almost 79 million people. It's the largest data-breach settlement to date, and it signals the importance of conducting deep risk assessments.
The four men and their companies were indicted for attempting to defraud insurers by overbilling for various prescriptions.
The CMS released a proposed rule that would require drugmakers to list prices for their drugs in their consumer advertising.
Ochsner invests in new ways to manage primary care opioid prescribing, Merck ditches Lantus biosimilar marketing plans and Bank of America sees profit soar by 32%.
Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT costs.
UnitedHealth Group leads the pack into earnings season with its third-quarter results. In the second quarter, the company reported both higher revenue and profit.
Five doctors, a pharmacist and three medical assistants were among 10 defendants charged with taking in more than $5 million by illegally prescribing millions of oxycodone pills to patients, including apparent drug addicts, who had no legitimate medical need for them.
The CMS is seeking input on whether it should expand Medicare coverage for blood pressure monitoring devices. Up to 55% of the Medicare population has hypertension, according to federal data.