Spring is upon us and flu season is winding down, but it’s not over yet. In data from its weekly report for March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that a majority of states are still seeing high flu activity during what has been a robust flu infection season.
It's been 19 years since the landmark report “To Err is Human” shook up the industry. Since that time, considerable attention has been paid to reducing medical mistakes, but the industry still has a long way to go.
Whether artificial intelligence and machine learning revolutionize healthcare over the next few years remains to be seen, but based on spending projections, the market is about to take off.
It's Rare Disease Week and Rare Disease Day is Feb. 28, both of which are aimed at highlighting the difficulty and costliness of treating rare conditions.
President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget blueprint includes a 21% reduction in HHS' overall budget. Beyond cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, smaller programs would also see their funding shrink.
Chocolate, flower and romance. Sure, Valentine's Day has its rewards, but it's not without its own set of risks.
Roughly 8 in 10 Medicaid beneficiaries live in working families. So who will be impacted by work requirements that states are trying to add to their Medicaid programs?
More than 100 million U.S. adults now live with diabetes or prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And costs related to treating diabetes have skyrocketed as people are living longer with the disease.
The need for blood in hospitals has been falling over time, according to a recent study by the RAND Corp. It cites new technologies, adoption of less-invasive surgical techniques and reduction in the need for blood transfusions.
Flu season has hit with a force. Virtually all of the country has reported widespread flu outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it's only January!
A large swath of the country started off 2018 facing frigid temperatures. Extreme weather can bring with it countless health issues and even visits to the hospital.
In May, Texas became the last state in the U.S. to allow telemedicine visits without face-to-face preliminary meetings between patients and doctors.