Information technologyMostashari: Value-based care demands free-flowing data | Healthcare IT News
In an op-ed, former head of the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT writes, "Even though EHRs have proliferated, we have yet to achieve the interoperability, usability and full utility of them."
Medical devices and equipmentTrump's HHS pick favored drug makers, device makers and doctors | Kaiser Health News
As Cabinet nominee Tom Price faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, a newly released trove of documents sheds further light on how he interacted as a congressman with the CMS, the massive agency he may soon oversee.
PharmaceuticalsDrug industry unveils massive new campaign to counter criticism | STAT
Under withering public criticism, the drug industry is doubling down on its arguments that the debate over drug prices is distorted, rolling out a multimillion-dollar ad campaign to repair its reputation and defend the value its medications provide.
Safety, quality and clinical practiceWider racial gap found in cervical cancer deaths | The New York Times
The death rate from cervical cancer in the U.S. is considerably higher than previously estimated and the disparity in death rates between black women and white women is significantly wider, according to a study published Monday in the journal Cancer.