Senators on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee say entities involved in the 340B drug discount program should be more transparent about drug prices and savings generated under the program.
A new study shows that published data may be biased toward studies that cast antidepressants in a positive light—and the current body of research shows that the drugs have "mostly modest" effects, Aaron Carrol writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
Country music singer Dierks Bentley visited patients and participated in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital's new Walk of Champions program to honor celebrity fundraisers, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New York, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), a 16-term member of Congress who played an instrumental role in the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), died Friday at age 88, after an injury from a fall at her Washington, D.C., home.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) on Thursday released its March report, recommending that Congress eliminate the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and replace it with a new, voluntary program intended to ease reporting burdens.
A young doctor found himself treating Bernard Lown, an emeritus professor of cardiology at Harvard University and recipient of a Nobel Prize—and discovered that his own medical practices reflected the shortcomings of a system that Lown had spent decades critiquing, Rich Joseph writes for the New York Times.