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Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge?

The United States health care system has many problems, but it also promotes more innovation than its counterparts in other nations. That’s why discussions...

Wash U researchers warn that cuts to NIH funding could threaten public health

President Donald Trump's proposal to cut the National Institutes of Health 2018 budget by more than a fifth could severely hamper the ability to...

If An Alzheimer’s Drug Succeeds, Could Our Health System Handle It?

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates made news this week by vowing more than $50 million to fund Alzheimer’s research. But in making...

3 Disruptive Solutions For U.S. Healthcare: CareMore, Forward, Health City

American healthcare needs a hero. Among other wealthy countries, it ranks dead last in clinical outcomes yet costs more than $3 trillion a year....

3 Mistakes in U.S. Health Care That Emerging Economies Can’t Afford to Repeat

The health care system in the United States, with its technological prowess and massive infrastructure, often serves as a reference point for rapidly developing...

A nation of McHospitals?

For years, the nation's hospital chains worked to get bigger, bigger, bigger. In the 1980s and 1990s, for-profit companies like HCA and Tenet emerged...

FDA clears the way for more consumer genetic health tests to hit the market

The Food and Drug Administration plans on loosening many of the regulations surrounding genetic health risk tests, or GHRs, according to a statement from Commissioner Scott...

This Is How Amazon Could Invade the Pharmacy Business

The pharmacy market is one of the biggest potential new targets for Amazon.com Inc.The online retail giant moved into the roughly $800 billion U.S. grocery market...

MACRA final rule includes financial incentives for remote monitoring, flexibility on EHR certification

The finalized Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Thursday maintains its leniency on EHR upgrades...

More U.S. healthcare payments are tied to alternative payment models

Nearly a third of total U.S. healthcare payments were tied to alternative payment models (APMs) in 2016, according to a new report. The report, issued...