Information technologyHospitals worry repeal of Obamacare would jeopardize innovations in care | Kaiser Health News
The ACA has used financial incentives to encourage hospitals to experiment with ways to improve their care of patients, while reducing health care’s cost. That sort of experimentation has included a sizable upfront investment by many hospitals.
Telemedicine gains popularity in schools, connects ailing students with doctors | The Washington Post
Telemedicine, increasingly used in prisons, nursing homes and remote areas, is becoming more common in schools. According to the American Telemedicine Association, at least 18 states authorize Medicaid reimbursement for telemedicine services provided in schools.
PharmaceuticalsFTC questions Mylan on EpiPen | The Wall Street Journal
Mylan said it has received a “preliminary” inquiry from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission asking about the company’s commercial practices for its EpiPen severe-allergy treatments.
Japan's largest drugmaker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co, on Wednesday said it would maintain its pricing model in the U.S. market, brushing off demands by U.S. President Donald Trump for drugmakers to offer cheaper drugs.