Antibiotic resistance is a threat to national security. That's how President Barack Obama described the rapid growth of such resistance when he issued an executive order in September instructing HHS and the Defense and Agriculture departments to take aggressive action on the issue.
Two healthcare subjects topped Facebook's list of the most popular topics in the U.S. for 2014: Ebola and the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Ideas written into law in 2010 to push hospitals toward better and safer care are now a pervasive part of doing business with Medicare.
The Peter G. Peterson Foundation plans to spend at least $200 million on healthcare initiatives designed to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. The grantmaker announced the establishment of the Peterson Center on Healthcare at an event in Washington Thursday.