Harvard Pilgrim will receive discounts on Novartis' congestive heart failure drug Entresto if the drug doesn't reach an agreed-upon reduction in hospitalizations. Under the Lilly agreement, Harvard Pilgrim has made the drugmaker's type 2 diabetes drug Trulicity a preferred drug in exchange for a...
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the leading provider of specialty pediatric services in Georgia, has partnered with Athens (Ga.) Regional Health System. This is the first partnership the not-for-profit system has entered.
Medsphere Systems, a purveyor of an open source electronic health record system derived from a federal EHR has acquired ChartLogic, a provider of a web-based systems and billing services for office-based physicians.
Federal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Health officials have confirmed the first Zika-related case of microcephaly in a child born in Florida. The mother is a Haitian citizen who came to Florida to give birth.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.
Physicians and healthcare organizations have flooded the CMS with concerns about MACRA, the proposed changes to the way Medicare pays providers. They say the rule puts patient data at risk and could actually push providers away from participating in payment models meant to lower costs while...
A proposed $180 million drop in Medicare reimbursement may not be a surprise to home healthcare agencies—but that doesn't necessarily make it any easier to digest, industry leaders say.
Sepsis, a life-threatening infection that is often acquired during a patient's hospital stay, remains the most costly condition for hospitals to treat.