Cyberattack could impact 148,000 with Highmark Medicaid | DelawareOnline.com
Close to 150,000 Delaware Medicaid clients enrolled in Highmark Health Options are being notified that a cyberattack may have compromised their health plan information.
80% of Massachusetts hospitals profitable in 2015 | Lowell (Mass.) Sun
Eighty percent of the 65 acute care hospitals in Massachusetts were profitable in fiscal 2015 despite a slight statewide drop in profitability from the previous year, according to a new state report.
Carson Block sees hack risk for St. Jude devices | Bloomberg
Carson Block, the renowned short-seller and founder of research firm Muddy Waters, is pulling out all the stops to break up an acquisition and tank the stock of devicemaker St. Jude Medical by exposing possible hacking vulnerabilities.
The Midtown hospitals of the Detroit Medical Center have struggled for years to properly clean surgical instruments, stoking doctors' fears about patient safety, a Detroit News investigation has found.
Pennsylvania hospital joins Mayo Care Network | Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but St. Clair president and CEO James Collins said the partnership will give the Mount Lebanon, Pa., hospital's doctors and administrators access to Mayo's best hospital management practices and proven-effective ways of treating a range of medical problems, from cancer to heart disease.
The criteria for determining coverage have been nebulous. A court case clarified it somewhat, suggesting that Medicare will pay at least part of the cost if the care is helping maintain or prevent deterioration of the person's condition. But a judge in Vermont says confusion lingers, so she is giving Medicare two months to clarify standards
Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus.