“It’s unconscionable that such a basic, security 101 flaw could still exist at a major health care provider,” says one cybersecurity expert.
KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner discuss some of the developments that shook up health news this week.
Despite a culture clash and lack of time and training, ER doctors see how palliative care averts suffering for elderly patients with serious illnesses.
Some hospitals are using innovative financing for retrofitting work as a state deadline to meet seismic safety requirements approaches in 2020.
The health care industry thrives on ordering up tests and treatments, but some hospitals are urging restraint.
The company, which is the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage operator, denies wrongdoing and argues that the Justice Department “fundamentally misunderstands” how the Medicare Advantage works.
With flawed systems for tracking the side effects of prescription drugs, a link between proton pump inhibitors and kidney disease suggested by research cannot be proven. Patients who swear by the drugs hope it won’t be.
A look at how and why strategic, star-studded advertising brought a drug for a little-known neurological condition into your home.
Legislation would require minimum staffing levels, longer intervals between patients and more frequent state inspections.
State lawmakers will consider a bill banning most pharmaceutical industry gifts and other enticements for health providers, unless there’s an educational purpose.