The owners of a New Hampshire provider stopped caring for 16 veterans as of Friday because they were unable to get about $60,000 in bills paid by the Veterans Affairs Department.
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Ohio's Medicaid department is directing its managed-care organizations to quit their contracts with pharmacy benefit managers because of opaque pricing practices and strike up new arrangements with transparent vendors.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care saw a big jump in net income during the second quarter of 2018, which wrapped up weeks after the health plan's CEO abruptly resigned over unspecified behavior.
Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
Best Buy is the latest consumer company to step further into healthcare. The consumer tech retailer will buy GreatCall, maker of mobile devices aimed at the aging population.
Epic announces an "un-users group meeting," Apple wants to build health sensors and Twitter suspends Alex Jones.
Providence Health and Services has been sued by a data analysis firm that claimed the 50-hospital system pushed its doctors to add complications or comorbidities to treatment documents so they could get higher Medicare reimbursement.
More young nurses are opting to get advanced degrees, which could help fill gaps in primary care. But it could also take them away from patients' bedsides, according to a new survey.
A $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, will help Oscar Health launch Medicare Advantage plans and deepen its presence in the individual and small-business markets.
The country's largest public health information exchange will use Verato's Universal MPI for referential patient matching, which it says will reduce uncertainty when linking patients to their health data.
Adventist Health System, including nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 employees, will change its name to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, the health system announced Tuesday.
Activist investor Carl Icahn will no longer urge stockholders to vote down the proposed merger between Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts after two independent advisory firms recommended voters approve the deal.
Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver program.
The Trump administration reportedly is nearing completion of a new immigration rule that healthcare providers and plans fear will harm public health and their ability to serve millions of low-income children and families.
Doctors gaslight women, IBM continues to struggle with Watson and Facebook prohibits 3D-printed gun blueprints.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower costs.
A Florida-based healthcare company that could receive a $60.3 million state contract to run a 21-bed Maine residence for some psychiatric patients is fighting to keep its proposal secret.
UnitedHealthcare may be required to transfer millions of dollars to New York insurers that enrolled high-cost members in their plans in 2017, based on a federal judge's decision.
Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive attributes.
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital network.