A House panel will question ONC leaders about progress the agency is making on implementing the 21st Century Cures Act.
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Fairview Health Services CEO James Hereford launched a reorganization earlier this year to focus on the consumer. Part of the effort involves reimagining how primary care is delivered.
Hospitals that want their states to keep up their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting ground.
Experts recommend transparency and detailed conflict-of-interest policies for CEOs sitting on boards, especially as vertical integration further complicates such relationships.
You may have wondered how long it would take a Lego head to pass through the human body. A team of healthcare professionals made it their mission to find out.
RTX, which is derived from a flowering cactuslike plant native to Morocco known as Euphorbia resinifera or resin spurge, is not only fiery, it's accurate. It can target and destroy nerve endings for pain, and for pain only.
Although system CEOs see some benefits to the change of control in the House, the likelihood of partisan gridlock is muting their optimism.
Chatbots are gaining traction in healthcare, helping connect patients to providers and payers on an efficient, cost-effective medium: mobile devices and computers.
Life expectancy stays relatively flat, but deaths from suicide and drug overdoses continue to climb.
Immigration policy changes proposed by the Trump administration have the potential to reverse gains made in healthcare access and trust earned in our communities.
This software, which complies with HIPAA, serves as a platform for everyone involved in a patient's care to send text messages, images, files, videos and other formats, keeping in touch when the patient is not in a medical facility.
Tariff battles, whether in 1992 or 2018, will not solve what remains one of U.S. businesses' main international competitiveness problems: the higher prices they pay for healthcare and the tab's uneven distribution.
Five metro Detroit doctors and one from the Grand Rapids area have been indicted for allegedly running a $464 million healthcare fraud scheme that involved millions of opioid drugs and unnecessary medical procedures in Southeastern Michigan.
Partners HealthCare grew its operating income significantly from fiscal 2017 to fiscal 2018, which ended Sept. 30.
The U.S. healthcare industry made more hires than any other sector in November, according to the latest federal government jobs report.
Doctors turn to "narrative medicine"; Democrats write bills to restrict pharma patents; and, according to ancient teeth, the plague may have started in Europe, not Asia.
The CMS issued a final rule that allows the agency to continue the normal operations of the Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment program for 2018.
The organ transplant community saw a transformation of the decadeslong system of allocating organs to patients based on geographic proximity.
Generic-drug maker Sandoz will start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year. Brand-name EpiPen, which dominates the market, has been in short supply since spring because of production problems.
Four premature babies in the neonatal ICU have contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria since September, three of whom died, according to public health officials.