Attorneys for two Chicago-area hospital systems argued in federal court last week that a recent decision in a similar antitrust case in Pennsylvania supports the systems' case for being allowed to merge.
Researchers have identified the first U.S. case of a pathogen carrying a mutated gene resistant to an antibiotic used as a last line of defense against superbugs, raising fears that a post-antibiotic era will arrive sooner than expected.
Physicians have increasingly looked to 3-D printing for unique implants and surgical models, and some manufacturers are now using the method to mass produce medical devices and even drugs that are more precise, customizable and biocompatible than conventionally produced products.
Arguments are scheduled to wrap up this week in a closely watched Federal Trade Commission case challenging a proposed merger between two Chicago-area health systems.
Health insurer Highmark is suing the federal government to recover money owed under the risk-corridor program for plans sold on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges. Republicans in Congress, calling the program a bailout for insurers, stymied HHS' ability to cover the obligations.
EchoPixel likes to compare its 3-D imaging technology to cutting through a loaf of bread. MRIs and CT scans can create flat, two-dimensional pictures—or single slices—of information. But what if you wanted to cut into the loaf from a different angle to get more detailed cross sections?
Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer about the reasons for the company's improving financial performance at a time when some other for-profit hospital chains are struggling.
The Federal Trade Commission has decided to continue battling a merger between Penn State Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System in Harrisburg despite a loss in federal court last week.
The South Side of Chicago may finally regain a trauma center to treat its most severely injured adults.
Kimberly Russo has been named CEO at George Washington University Hospital, effective June 3.
In a rare loss for the Federal Trade Commission in a hospital merger case, a federal judge declined Monday to temporarily block a union between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System.
As hospital margins on traditional fee-for-service Medicare patients plunged deeper into the red, cost-cutting at hospitals has allowed many to make up those losses from their commercially insured clientele.