Fourteen people have been charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Massachusetts announced Wednesday morning.
The federal government announced more than $665 million in grants to 28 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on Tuesday to design and test new healthcare payment and delivery models.
Hospitals are further along in upgrading their electronic health-record systems to where they need to be than had seemed possible only a month ago, according to new data from the CMS.
The Veterans Health Administration on Monday awarded IBM a two-year $7 million contract to deploy its Watson technology to aid its doctors in caring for post-traumatic stress disorder patients. The contract is for a pilot project, with the potential of scaling up if it proves successful.
Telehealth startup American Well announced a $80 million funding round Tuesday, capping a big year in funding for telehealth startups.
HealthCare.gov on Monday seemed to be handling the last-minute rush of enrollees signing up for insurance that will be effective Jan. 1 with only minor glitches rather than the major problems it saw last year, site watchers said.
The use of personal health records by veterans remains low, paralleling the experience of the private healthcare sector. Only 30% of veterans had registered for the VA's patient portal and only 17% had authenticated their identity, giving them access to their health data and other functions as of...
Representatives from about 20 health information exchanges across the U.S. have announced formation of a national consortium of exchanges.
Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. plans an aggressive move into venture capital funding for healthcare technology, planning to commit several hundred million dollars over the next five to eight years and hiring a VC industry veteran to head its VC initiative.
Patients using virtual visits are largely using them to replace emergency department, urgent-care and office visits and they don't require extensive follow-up care, a new study reports.
Two Republican House committee leaders announced plans to hold a status hearing next year on ICD-10 preparations in a statement that supports—although somewhat tepidly—the current CMS timeline to implement the diagnostic and procedure codes next fall.
Insurers are under fire for giving consumers bad information about which providers are in their plan network. The controversy raises a simple question: Is it really so hard to maintain an accurate provider directory?