May 8, 2019
Startups throughout the health care industry are threatening to disrupt the traditional landscape, so to get an idea of which ones live up to the hype, Business Insider reporter Lydia Ramsey tried seven health startups and shared what she learned.
May 3, 2019
May 2, 2019
Following privacy criticisms, Facebook on Tuesday announced that it will create a new community of health support groups that will allow users to post questions anonymously.
April 26, 2019
Hospitals traditionally have looked internally to develop new technologies, but now, a growing number of nonprofit and academic hospitals are using venture capital as a way to try new technologies.
Humana on Wednesday announced it is piloting a first-of-its-kind health plan that offers members primary care primarily through telehealth services.
April 24, 2019
CMS on Tuesday issued its Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for fiscal year 2020, which would address payment disparities for rural and urban health facilities and increase add-on payments for emerging technology and therapies.
April 23, 2019
The vast majority of U.S. hospitals use electronic health record (EHR) systems, but exactly how hospitals use their EHRs varies, according to a report released this month by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
April 22, 2019
So-called "unicorns"—startup companies valued at $1 billion or more—were rare when venture capital investor Aileen Lee coined the term in 2013, but now, CB Insights' database tracks 326 such companies, including 19 working in the U.S. health care industry.
CMS on Friday released proposed rules that would increase fiscal year (FY) 2020 Medicare payments for skilled nursing facilities by 2.5%, or $887 million, and hospice facilities by 2.7%, or $540 million, when compared with FY 2019.
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