Dorene Rentz, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School, has studied Alzheimer's disease for over 30 years, and now, her husband has joined one of her biggest studies as a participant, Sumathi Reddy reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Joel Smithers, a family practice doctor who operated in Martinsville, Virginia, on Wednesday received a 40-year prison sentence after he was convicted of 861 federal drug charges, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, New Hampshire, and Virginia.
President Trump on Thursday issued an executive order that aims to expand private Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, more closely align Medicare fee-for-service payments with MA and commercial plans, and implement other Medicare reforms.
Medicare on Tuesday began the latest payment adjustments to hospitals under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, and a Kaiser Health News analysis shows more than 2,500 hospitals will face penalties for fiscal year 2020. View our map to see how your hospital fared.
A federal judge this week ruled that a Philadelphia nonprofit can open a medically supervised injection site under U.S. law, an unprecedented ruling that could open the door for other cities to pursue so-called "safe-injection" sites to combat the opioid epidemic.
CDC on Thursday reported the number of lung illness cases linked with e-cigarettes jumped to 1,080, as new research emerged that showed some patients sickened with the illness have shown airway and lung damage resembling a chemical burn.
Walmart on Thursday announced that starting next year, it will test a program in certain markets that will financially incentivize employees to use doctors the company has determined are higher-quality than other doctors in the area.