The Department of Justice now wants a federal appeals court to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. But what exactly would happen to the health care industry if the Supreme Court strikes down the law? The Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli rounds up experts' predictions—and many say the effects would be more far-reaching than you might expect.
The judge's ruling means the current five-year consent decree between Highmark and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will end June 30, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Louisiana, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.
Hearts and lungs donated from people who were hepatitis C-positive can be safely transplanted into non-infected patients, according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine.
LinkedIn on Wednesday released its list of the Top 50 Companies in the United States, highlighting the 'companies where Americans want to work'—and the list includes a number of big tech companies that are actively expanding into health care.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is changing how it evaluates financial conflicts of interest after an independent review found the center's top executives failed to report their financial ties and that the center lacked protocols to assess employees' relationships with corporations.
As more doctors work beyond traditional retirement age, patients may "start to wonder whether [their] doctor is still competent," Jonathan Maltz, a 70-year-old family physician, writes in a Washington Post perspective. While Maltz emphasizes that many doctors work effectively into old age, he offers several "red flags" that may signal a problem.