Major pharmaceutical companies may have contributed to the global rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a new report from Sum of Us, a consumer watchdog.
Amid recent reports that chronicled the high rates of workplace injuries among nurses, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration plans to ramp up its regulatory efforts in the healthcare industry, Healthcare Finance News reports.
Cloud EHR vendor Medical Information Engineering has revealed that it suffered a data breach affecting the electronic medical records of some of its clients' patients.
In this special report, FierceHealthFinance examines the progress providers and advocates have made on price transparency, the obstacles to further progress and what the future holds.
The rural health financial crisis has forced many hospitals to cut their workforces, others to drop services like routine baby deliveries and all to look at other delivery options and financial models. But more hospital closures are likely, industry experts say, unless the federal and state governments make policy changes.
Sometime this month--perhaps even days from now--the Supreme Court will release its long-awaited ruling on the King v. Burwell case. Here's a brief refresher on what you need to know about the case and its potential impact throughout the industry.
Medical errors are on the rise in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe reports, but according to the state's Department of Public Health, that's actually a good sign.
GOP lawmakers clashed with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell when she testified before a House committee Wednesday.
The struggle to save a community hospital in California may come at the cost of bankrupting its healthcare district, according to the East Bay Express.
If proposed legislation is your bag, then ICD-10 truly is the gift that keeps on giving. The latest example comes in the form of H.R. 2652, also known as the Protecting Patients and Physicians Against Coding Act of 2015, introduced June 4 by Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.).