A federal jury declared five Insys executives guilty Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive drugs to patients.
The Congressional Budget Office report does clearly communicate that shifting to this type of health system would be a complicated process.
Evie Fordham on April 23, 2019 The world’s first malaria vaccine is rolling out to 360,000 children in three African countries in the coming year, with vaccinations beginning in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of a “landmark” pilot program in a press release Tuesday. “We have seen tremendous gains […]
After dozens of health care workers were charged with illegally prescribing opioids in Appalachia, local health agencies are trying to make sure chronic pain patients don’t fall through the cracks.
Session Abstract: Discover how the Healthcare IoT Community Center of Excellence Advisory Board is leading the way towards best practice industry adoption. This session will be facilitated by Tim Foley, CEO of Healthcare Executive Network and include the following Healthcare
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Though a range of policy solutions have been discussed by Congress, the White House and other experts, a theme of a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday was that providers and insurers are key to correcting the issue.
Work helps make people healthier, CMS chief Seema Verma said in approving Utah’s waiver request to tie government health benefits to employment or volunteer work. But Judge James Boasberg has said that isn’t the goal of Medicaid.
The decision applies only to Kentucky and Arkansas, and many experts expect the administration and other conservative states to continue to move forward on rules that would limit coverage for people who don’t work.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), head of the influential HELP committee, wants to make it easier to share and store detailed medical histories.
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Photos by Heidi de Marco For decades, hospitals have strained to accommodate patients in psychiatric crisis in emergency rooms. The horror stories of failure abound: Patients heavily sedated or shackled to gurneys for days while awaiting placement in a specialized psychiatric hospital, their symptoms exacerbated by the noise and chaos […]
During his recent visit to Australia, Chris Sullivan, Zebra Technologies Global Lead for Healthcare talks to Andrew Sill on what Healthcare Technology really means for the Healthcare Industry today. About Chris Sullivan Chris Sullivan is the Global Healthcare Practice Lead
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We – all of us, whether we know it consciously or not – deal with IoT daily. IoT, in a nutshell, deals with connected devices that provide the ability to communicate with systems that traditionally would have been off-limits. For
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Watch our interview with Dr. David Pate (president and chief executive officer of St. Luke’s Health System) and read his post below to gain insight into the new venture in healthcare (still without a name) that is being formed by Bezos, Dimon, and Buffett. This interview is being brought to you by Paychex, where our HExN […]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently published a Request for Information “on how to address any undue regulatory impact and burden of the physician self-referral law,” commonly referred to as the Stark law. According to CMS, the RFI is part and parcel of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (“HHS”) “Regulatory […]
by Mendel Zilberberg In light of the recent recognition that on an almost global basis people’s private information is virtually an open book, one can only wonder if the protection of PHI, (Personal Health Information) that HIPAA meant to protect, is illusory. To the extent that emails and other communications meant for designated recipients are […]