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Colorado proposes requiring data breaches to be reported in 30 days

The Colorado legislature is considering a bill to drastically improve the state’s privacy and data security law, including giving org…

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NIST looks to demystify blockchain, assesses its potential for healthcare

According to Gartner's famous Hype Cycle, blockchain technology has already begun its precipitous slide into the trough of disillusionm…

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HHS plan for the opioid crisis: Track prescribing patterns with Medicaid data

President Trump’s proposed FY19 budget for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services stresses the need for the agency to make…

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House balks at $10 billion price tag for VA-Cerner EHR project

As the time draws near for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to sign its EHR contract with Cerner, Congressional members are growing…

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Anthem alters controversial ER coverage policies

Seeking to address mounting concerns from providers and other stakeholders, Anthem has made changes to policies it previously rolled out th…

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Anthem alters controversial ER coverage policies

Seeking to address mounting concerns from providers and other stakeholders, Anthem has made changes to policies it previously rolled out th…

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PHAT Life: Effective HIV intervention for youth in the criminal justice system

Program showed great potential for reducing sexual risk-taking.

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Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9B

One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies has agreed to buy Flatiron Health, a health IT company that built an EHR specifically…

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Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9B

One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies has agreed to buy Flatiron Health, a health IT company that built an EHR specifically…

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Azar plays coy about HHS stance on new Idaho plans, Medicaid lifetime caps

Under questioning from Democratic lawmakers Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar declined to say how his department will…

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VA head Shulkin to reimburse disputed European travel expenses, but Dems call for hearing over controversy

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, M.D., says he will reimburse travel expenses that were the subject of an internal investigation i…

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OIG emphasizes the impact of sophisticated data analytics in 2019 budget request

The HHS Office of Inspector General is asking Congress for an additional $23.7 million to support the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control p…

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OIG emphasizes the impact of sophisticated data analytics in 2019 budget request

The HHS Office of Inspector General is asking Congress for an additional $23.7 million to support the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control p…

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OIG emphasizes the impact of sophisticated data analytics in 2019 budget request

The HHS Office of Inspector General is asking Congress for an additional $23.7 million to support the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control p…

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Why the courts may overturn Medicaid work requirements

With one lawsuit already challenging Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and more possible in other states, health policy watchers have…

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Allscripts managed to buy Practice Fusion and McKesson for just $50M

In less than six months, Allscripts acquired two EHR platforms by Practice Fusion and McKesson for a grand total of $50 million by divestin…

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Allscripts managed to buy Practice Fusion and McKesson for just $50M

In less than six months, Allscripts acquired two EHR platforms by Practice Fusion and McKesson for a grand total of $50 million by divestin…

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Allscripts managed to buy Practice Fusion and McKesson for just $50M

In less than six months, Allscripts acquired two EHR platforms by Practice Fusion and McKesson for a grand total of $50 million by divestin…

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Healthcare consolidation doesn't pay off for patients, experts tell lawmakers at hearing

There is little evidence that healthcare consolidation improves patient care or lowers healthcare costs, experts told lawmakers at a hearin…

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Healthcare consolidation doesn't pay off for patients, experts tell lawmakers at hearing

There is little evidence that healthcare consolidation improves patient care or lowers healthcare costs, experts told lawmakers at a hearin…

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Epilepsy study links mossy brain cells to seizures and memory loss

NIH-funded study in mice suggests loss of mossy cells plays a critical role in both.

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FDA budget requests include clinical software, natural language processing and real-time device data

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, released the agency’s budget requests for fiscal 2018 Tuesday, outlinin…

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As Idaho insurer offers plans that skirt the ACA, some in GOP warm to healthcare law fixes

Blue Cross of Idaho has become the first insurer to respond to the state’s controversial executive order that encourages the sale of heal…

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Study suggests gender bias by women physicians can influence care decisions

A female patient treated by a female doctor is less likely to be admitted to a restricted intensive care unit, where beds and other resourc…

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Penn Medicine launches new telehealth hub as interest in virtual services mounts nationwide

Penn Medicine has launched a Center for Connected Health, which features 50 full-time employees and pulls together several telehealth progr…

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Penn Medicine launches new telehealth hub as interest in virtual services mounts nationwide

Penn Medicine has launched a Center for Connected Health, which features 50 full-time employees and pulls together several telehealth progr…

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Penn Medicine launches new telehealth hub as interest in virtual services mounts nationwide

Penn Medicine has launched a Center for Connected Health, which features 50 full-time employees and pulls together several telehealth progr…

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Aetna slams 'gross misrepresentation' of clinical review process

Aetna is hitting back against recent news coverage that cast doubt on its clinical review process and led state officials to launch investi…

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Aetna slams 'gross misrepresentation' of clinical review process

Aetna is hitting back against recent news coverage that cast doubt on its clinical review process and led state officials to launch investi…

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Aetna slams 'gross misrepresentation' of clinical review process

Aetna is hitting back against recent news coverage that cast doubt on its clinical review process and led state officials to launch investi…

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