July 9, 2019
While many health systems struggle to implement price transparency tools, Allina Health in Minnesota has successfully implemented a tool that gives physicians real-time information about how much patients' prescriptions will cost.
July 8, 2019
A meta-analysis recently published in the journal eLife identified nearly 400 routine medical practices that have been debunked by studies in leading journals, and the New York Times' Gina Kolata rounded up 10 "of the most notable findings."
A boy living with a rare genetic condition was running out of treatment options when a genetically engineered zebrafish saved his life—a medical feat that his doctors say demonstrates precision medicine's potential to treat disorders beyond cancer.
Doctors for years have known brain injury patients who are otherwise unresponsive can experience so-called "hidden consciousness," and now, researchers believe those signs of consciousness could be used to predict patient recovery.
July 3, 2019
Annual checkups originally were designed to detect early signs of disease, but recent research has clinicians debating whether annual medical exams are worth it, Rita Rubin, a senior writer at JAMA, writes in a medical news and perspectives article.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
June 27, 2019
An increasing number of medical students and current doctors are pursuing MBAs to get ahead of burnout and expand their career options.
June 26, 2019
CMS on Friday finalized requirements that relax the number of procedures required to receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for transcatheter aortic valve replacements.
Jay Kostman, a 60-year-old infectious-disease specialist, thought he was having a stroke when he woke up with his arm tingling and a heaviness in his leg, but after listening to his heart, he heard a sound that gave way to his true diagnosis.
June 25, 2019
President Trump on Monday signed an executive order aimed at increasing transparency of U.S. health care costs and quality that calls for requiring hospitals and physicians employed by hospitals to post their prices publicly, including the discounted prices they have negotiated with health insurers.
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