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Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
A pinpoint beam strays invisibly, harming instead of healing
Stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS, is one of the fastest-growing radiation therapies, a technological innovation...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Digital hospital records tied to higher efficiency
Patients treated at hospital emergency rooms that use all-digital-records systems are more likely to have shorter stays...
CA launches nation's largest "telehealth" network
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at the UC Davis Cancer Center to announce...
High-tech knee holds promise for veterans
Wounded veterans are getting a new device that the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon hope will make...
EHRs can’t measure stage 1 meaningful use
As hospitals gear up to meet Stage 1 of the meaningful use requirements under the federal government's electronic...
IBM unveils strategy in electronic health records
I.B.M. has been quietly saying for months that it planned to enter the market for electronic health records, a business...
Vanderbilt launches personalized cancer care program
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has launched the Personalized Cancer Medicine Program, a new initiative that is...
FDA moves toward tighter medical device oversight
Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win...

Webcast: Reboot for ICD-10: Training and Operational Readiness Checklist for 2013
Learn planning strategies and training solutions from coding experts at UnitedHealth Group and other organizations to...
Webcast: Decoding Payer Contracting in a New Era of Population Health
For providers, population health management is the next step in healthcare reform, but to make that move providers must...