An arbitrator has awarded $17.5 million to a former neurosurgeon who worked at Seattle's Swedish Health and said he was fired in retaliation for questioning the practices of another top surgeon.
Even though Congress shifted its focus from bulldozing the Affordable Care Act to stabilizing the troubled individual market in the short term, big questions remain.
An increase in medical exemptions from school vaccinations in California raises concerns over whether those cases will undermine efforts to maintain safe vaccine coverage levels.
New York's ban on assisted suicide stands after the state's highest court rejected arguments from terminally ill patients who want the right to seek life-ending drugs from a doctor.
Nearly 300 healthcare institutions in 41 states have developed similar partnerships to guide families and pediatric patient caregivers on legal issues beyond the scope of clinical care that affect children's health.
As the Heath, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee races to produce a market stabilization bill, they'll hold the first two of four hearings on what should be done for the individual market.
The University of Utah Health hospital said in a statement Friday that its nurse followed procedures and protocols in the July 26 incident when she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.
Opening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
A CVS customer wants to end a federal lawsuit that hit the drugstore chain in a sensitive area: The prices it charges for prescriptions.
As the unprecedented storm devastates southeast Texas, a new executive order easing infrastructure regulations could jeopardize the safety of providers that must cope with future natural disasters.
Ascension can count on little regulatory resistance to its acquisition of Presence Health because it is structuring the deal like a previous joint venture in Chicago.
CliniComp, an EHR vendor that supplies software to the VA and Defense Department, says it might have been considered for the contract had the VA conducted open and competitive bidding.