The UConn Health incident represents the largest breach reported to HHS so far in 2019. Healthcare organizations and their business associates have submitted nearly 50 incidents already this year.
The first three generics introduced make the biggest dent on prices. But the vast majority of generic-drug approvals from 2012 to 2017 were for the fourth, fifth, sixth or even later versions that minimally impact prices, according to a new report.
Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders might scare patients away from the best treatment options.
Nearly a year ago, the private insurer in the state's overhauled Medicaid managed-care program slashed reimbursement rates to medical suppliers. Now a large provider is terminating its contract.
One of the top issues at HIMSS19 this month was the need to rethink and broaden services provided to patients. Jacob Reider, former federal deputy national coordinator of health IT, has thoughts on how to do that.