Medical marijuana is now legal in 23 states and counting, but physician attitudes toward the idea of pot as medicine remain mixed.
Missoula Montana-based Rocky Mountain Eye Center is fighting a ruling that terminating an employee for improper access to its electronic health record is an unfair labor practice under the National Labor Relations Act.
The Joint Commission has announced a new certification for integrated care, which assesses how well healthcare providers incorporate care transitions, hand-offs and information sharing during patients' transitions between hospital and outpatient care environments
The $45 million settlement between Maryland and Noridian Healthcare Services regarding the state's debacle with its online health exchange still must be approved by federal and state authorities before it goes into effect.
A new study presents some troubling findings when it comes to the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs in hospitals across the country. The antibiotic-resistant bacteria, once thought to be less "fit" than other strains, in fact survive better and cause more deadly infections, according to the findings.
Venice Regional Bayfront Health's response to a large sewage spill in the post-surgical orthopedic wing of the facility was inadequate, according to a report from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration.
The American Medical Association has kicked its fight against poorly operating electronic health records and the Meaningful Use program up a notch, in a rather novel way.
Anthem and Cigna's acquisition saga may finally bear fruit, as the two companies are poised to announce an approximately $48 billion deal this week.
A union that represents Massachusetts nurses is pushing for the passage of a bill that would require healthcare providers to partner with unions to create a comprehensive workplace violence program, according to a report in the Boston Business Journal.
A recently introduced bill in the Massachusetts legislature would prevent insurers from sharing private health information with anyone except the patient it concerns when several people are covered through one plan.