A special National Institutes of Health oversight panel will no longer review all gene therapy applications and will instead take on a broader advisory role, as the treatment quickly becomes an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks.
Best Buy is the latest consumer company to step further into healthcare. The consumer tech retailer will buy GreatCall, maker of mobile devices aimed at the aging population.
Epic announces an "un-users group meeting," Apple wants to build health sensors and Twitter suspends Alex Jones.
The country's largest public health information exchange will use Verato's Universal MPI for referential patient matching, which it says will reduce uncertainty when linking patients to their health data.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower costs.
Doctors gaslight women, IBM continues to struggle with Watson and Facebook prohibits 3D-printed gun blueprints.
Data show a significant variation in utilization and cost of opioid-related treatment, which may be explained by provider capacity, coverage networks or financial incentives.
There's no shortage of webinars focused on public health issues this week, including Zika, preparing for infectious disease outbreaks on public transit, and better explaining genomics to patients.
U.S. health officials say they found a dramatic rise in the number of women who are hooked on opioids and delivering babies in hospitals.
ACOs would have to attest every year that a certain percentage of their eligible clinicians are using EHRs that meet 2015 Edition certification requirements, a move that would more closely align requirements with those of the Quality Payment Program.
Mental healthcare chatbots, a fibromyalgia-spotting AI tool, and magic sand.
More than 400 "Dear Doctor" letters, sent last year in San Diego County, were part of a study that, researchers say, put a human face on the U.S. opioid crisis for many doctors.