Heavy hitters Anthem, HCA and UHS will release their Q2 earnings. Meanwhile, a House panel will delve into the MIPS program.
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Long before Amazon announced its joint healthcare venture and PillPack acquisition, the e-commerce giant has been slowly growing its portfolio of medical supplies offered through its Amazon Business platform.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin built a device using a smartphone and a box made of Legos that can detect nerve gas.
Physician compensation rose only slightly for most medical specialties in 2017 indicating the steady growth in pay seen over the past several years may have started to slow.
Hospitals have adopted a take-no-prisoners approach in the fight with Big Pharma over the 340B drug discount program. Can this strategy hold as Congress, oversight agencies, the courts and the Trump administration ratchet up scrutiny of the program?
HHS received over 3,000 comments on the Trump administration's Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices, which was released in May. Hospitals, health insurers and drugmakers had plenty to say on how to address soaring drug prices
The major healthcare innovation story is occurring across the country in cities and small towns, where local hospitals and health systems are now centers of transformational change.
Egypt's national hospitals now offer a mandatory musical interlude each morning at 8: the national anthem, “My Homeland,” plays on intercoms. After that comes the Hippocratic oath.
Armed with comprehensive data, insurers are ramping up their efforts to control costs through population health management.
The healthcare industry has largely been unable to meet consumers' expectations, but a group of health system and physician group executives shared how they plan to change that at Modern Healthcare's Consumerism Symposium.
Physicians are beginning to question how fair the match program is and whether it meets the needs of doctors-in-training and patients.
Between 2010 and 2017, more than 19 million people moved from the ranks of the uninsured to insured. With the 2019 open-enrollment season fast approaching, here's a look at some key demographic data.
Growing pay inequality is a huge problem in healthcare. It's going to take a conscious commitment by healthcare's top leaders, sustained over many years, to turn the industry's critical support jobs into good jobs.
A Special Feature on the nation's average physician compensation in a variety of specialties from 12 companies. Source: Modern Healthcare's 25th annual Physician Compensation Survey. Published July 23, 2018, p. 16-17.
A list of the nation's 20 largest medical schools--10 allopathic and 10 osteopathic--ranked by total active enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. Sources: Association of American Medical Colleges; American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Published July 23, 2018, p. 34.
IBM Watson and the VA continue their partnership, pharmaceutical companies sue opioid dealers and Scott Gottlieb asserts that almonds don't lactate.
LifePoint Health's share price jumped 40% in after-hours trading Friday on news the company is in acquisition talks with a private equity firm.
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The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.
Ascension Medical Group has picked former VA official Dr. Baligh Yehia as the organization's chief medical officer.