Public outcry is forcing pharmaceutical companies to reconsider price increases, and that is leading to residual effects for other healthcare firms like McKesson Corp.
More hospitals have worked to eliminate antibiotics in the meat they serve in patient meals in an effort to address concerns about the rise of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens.
The site, which has received industry criticism since its launch in January 2015, will now show measures of patient satisfaction. There have also been technical changes to the calculation methodology.
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against health insurer Anthem are demanding the federal government turn over documents that allegedly show Anthem knew its information technology security was heavily flawed ahead of its vast data breach last year.
The biopharmaceutical company said global revenue for the third quarter was driven by sales of the cancer drug Opdivo, which tripled to $615 million from a year ago. Sales of Eliquis, a cardiovascular medicine, rose 90% from a year ago to $884 million.
Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., will lead a project with eight other universities to integrate patient-reported outcomes into electronic health records as part of a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
A team of more than 100 doctors and researchers assembled by the Cleveland Clinic examined nearly 200 nominations to identify and rank the top 10 innovations.
Birmingham, Ala.-based HealthSouth Corp. announced Thursday that its president and CEO Jay Grinney will retire effective Dec. 31.
Investor confidence in Community Health Systems plummeted Thursday as losses in the third quarter previewed by the company after the close of markets Wednesday caused its stock to fall nearly 50%.
The steady departure of pediatricians, surgeons, orthopedists, neurologists and others from the island has become a stampede as the economy shows no sign of improving and financial problems in the territorial health insurance program make it nearly impossible for doctors to stay in business.