A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.
A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.
FDA approval of a new implant to reduce feelings of hunger may prompt more investor and provider interest in a market that has seen little recent innovation.
For-profit University General Health System, which closed one of its two hospitals in December, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the Texas company seeks to salvage operations for its remaining hospital.
John Bardis, chairman and CEO of MedAssets, resigned last week over family health issues, the company announced. Bardis, who founded the publicly traded group purchasing and revenue-cycle management company in 1999, will stay on as a consultant.
The business of offering consumers virtual visits with physicians is booming even as questions about the quality of care and cost effectiveness of those services remain unresolved.
Judging from a House hearing last week, Congress is unlikely to further delay implementation of the ICD-10 coding system. Of course, few predicted last year's congressional decision to put it off for a year.
The massive hacks at Anthem and Community Health Systems should boost the use of data-encryption technology, but the high-tech tool may not keep sensitive information from the clutches of sophisticated hackers, experts say.
Forget the smiley face the administration will put on the final numbers from the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season that just ended. Sign-ups are lagging far behind original projections. And with the political and legal landscape littered with landmines, it's not going to get any easier.
A primary emphasis for outreach workers across the country in these closing days of open enrollment is Spanish-speaking households.
Eighty million Americans had sensitive data stolen in the recent data breach at health insurer Anthem. But that may not be enough to convince healthcare organizations to step up investment in IT security.
Iasis Healthcare Corp., a for-profit operator of acute-care hospitals, outpatient facilities and managed-care plans, intends to go public to get itself out of the red.