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UK researchers develop ’cure’ for Type 2 diabetes: starve yourself
British researchers have developed what they say is a "cure" for Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the...
Web Exclusive: CMS Proposes PPC Medicaid Payment Reductions
Provider-preventable conditions would receive a payment reduction under Medicaid, similar to the treatment of...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Novartis, physicians foster ethical relationship
When drug maker Novartis AG tapped a Massachusetts General Hospital cardiologist to run its global research...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Costs Up 7% by Sept.
The average, per capita cost of providing healthcare services in the United States rose by 7.08% for the past 12...
Web Exclusive: Sepsis a 'Hidden Public Health Disaster'
Researchers at the University of Michigan say sepsis is "a sentinel event" whose survivors develop high...
Web Exclusive: HIT Lessons from Across the Pond
A recent report pulls 25 lessons learned from EHR initiatives in Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom that...
London trusts in chaos as NHS IT system loses waiting lists
Thousands of patients' details have been discovered on "lost" waiting lists at hospitals in London as they...
Prescription for change
While hospitals and other providers have long been quick to adopt breakthrough technology in medical devices...
Magazine: Letters to the Editor
HealthLeaders' February 2007 article, "Found in Translation," was very interesting. It publicized the field of...