Clinical CareCardinal Health Announces Recall for 9.1M Surgical Gowns
An investigation determined that some gowns made since September 2018 were produced in unapproved locations with unsanitary conditions.
FinanceMedicare Overpaid for Postoperative Care by $2.6B in 2018
Less than 40% of postoperative visits paid for by Medicare were provided following major surgical procedures.
InnovationHow Fast Can A New Internet Standard For Sharing Patient Data Catch Fire?
The demand for freer exchange of healthcare information is creating an electronic health record market estimated to reach $38 billion...
InnovationFor 2020, California Goes Big On Health Care
Healthcare bills and budget initiatives are heavy on ideas and dollars ? and on opposition from powerful industries.
Clinical CareCardinal Health Plans Recall for Contaminated Surgical Gowns
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical supplier said took the action after learning of unsanitary 'environmental conditions' at a plant in China.
InnovationA Novel Surveillance Tool for Flu: Fitbit
Heart rate, activity, and sleep data hold promise for population-level influenza tracking.
FinanceLoopholes Limit New California Law To Guard Against Lofty Air Ambulance Bills
The new law won't protect consumers whose health plan isn't regulated by the state.
FinanceHigh-Deductible Plans Jeopardize Financial Health Of Patients And Rural Hospitals
In rural areas, where high-deductible plans are even more prevalent and incomes tend to be lower, patients often struggle to...
FinanceMedical Bill Tracker, Payment App Launches, Gets Innovation Award
The RexPay app is one of 10 awardees in the Arizona Commerce Authority's fall 2019 round of the Arizona Innovation...
StrategyHouse Panel High on Bills Addressing Infant Death, Transplant Drugs
Bipartisan support for measures to increase research, improve care.
StrategyNearly 8.3M Selected Plans Through HealthCare.Gov
Just over 2 million new customers selected plans through HealthCare.gov, according to the final weekly enrollment snapshot released by CMS....
Clinical CarePrior Authorization Cuts Costs, but Is It Bad for Patients?
Psychiatry is one area where study found clear harm.