New York healthcare companies continued to attract hundreds of millions in venture-capital funding last year, but some private investors said they are growing more concerned that the investments aren't resulting in either mergers and acquisitions or initial public offerings.
An experimental drug kills the flu in 24 hours, the OCR gets a new top official, and hackers hit the Olympics.
President Donald Trump has tapped deputy White House chief of staff Jim Carroll to serve as the administration's next drug czar, making him the most public face of the adminsitration's efforts to fight the opioid epidemic.
Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that works.
OxyContin has long been the world's top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for privately-held Purdue. Now, Purdue said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors.
The lower reimbursements are a challenge in rural communities with high Medicare Advantage penetration.
The Colorado Opioid Safety Pilot focuses on replacing opioids with other alternative medications to treat pain. The 10 EDs in Colorado that participated in the project decreased prescribing by 36% over six months.
Until we build a bipartisan consensus that access means everyone in our society has the right to obtain high-quality healthcare at an affordable price, we will never move beyond the sterile "repeal and replace" debate.
Catholic Health Initiatives said a restructuring that's been years in the making is now paying off. The Englewood, Colo.-based not-for-profit almost broke even in its latest earnings release, following years of steep losses.
Are we ready for one-click healthcare? That's one of the promises of the partnership announced recently by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan. It'll be difficult, but one thing's for certain—we're going to learn a lot from the experience.
Bill Considine doesn't mince words when it comes to the political brinkmanship over the Children's Health Insurance Program that threatened health coverage for children across the U.S.
This week's earnings reports are likely to keep up with the current pace of financial releases, as at least a few health systems and one major insurance carrier unveil their balance sheets.