'Medicare for All' likely to keep private payers,...
by Ron Shinkman on October 18, 2019 at 8:58 pm
Several reports this week game out the costs and benefits of Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls' healthcare proposals.
Google nabs ex-Obama official DeSalvo for new...
by Rebecca Pifer on October 18, 2019 at 2:04 pm
Karen DeSalvo will report to ex-Geisinger CEO David Feinberg, advising him on providers, doctors and nurses across the Verily and cloud computing businesses.
The forgotten ones: Ransomware preys on the...
by Samantha Ann Schwartz on October 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm
When Brookside Medical Center was hit with ransomware, it refused to pay. The practice was forced to shutter.&nbs
Microsoft lands new partner in race to reliable...
by Rebecca Pifer on October 17, 2019 at 7:57 pm
Burlington, Massachusetts-based Nuance will transfer its internal infrastructure and hosted products to the tech giant's cloud as part of the agreement.
Health IT advisory group targets price...
by Rebecca Pifer on October 17, 2019 at 5:20 pm
HITAC members floated the idea of establishing a workgroup focused solely on price transparency, with one panel member calling it an area of "high interest, especially for consumers."
Novartis takes step back from marketing Pear...
by Kristin Jensen on October 17, 2019 at 4:52 pm
The move at Sandoz comes as recently minted CEO Richard Saynor refocuses the Novartis unit.
Fitbit, Bristol-Myers, Pfizer partner to speed...
by David Lim on October 17, 2019 at 2:41 pm
The two drugmakers sell Eliquis, an anticoagulant for stroke prevention in people with atrial fibrillation, which reached nearly $4 billion in sales over the first six months of this year.
Investment income plays important role for...
by Samantha Liss on October 17, 2019 at 1:17 pm
Portfolios can be vital to cushioning hospitals from unforeseen operating challenges, according to a new report from the ratings agency.
Malware targets individual healthcare employees,...
by Linda Wilson on October 17, 2019 at 11:36 am
Malicious emails most often used URLs (77% of cases) rather than attachments to deliver infected code, according to a report from cybersecurity vendor Proofpoint.
Key committee pitches adding UDIs to insurance...
by David Lim on October 17, 2019 at 12:13 am
If a unique device identifier is captured when a high-risk product is implanted, providers will be able to detect complications more quickly, said Joe Drozda, the director of outcomes […]