ORLANDO, Fla.—When St. Louis, Missouri-based Mercy health system was struggling to control costs in the surgical suite, it turned to big data to solve the…

Roy Smythe, M.D., says healthcare organizations can encourage physicians to embrace new technologies. But it’s not all about the money.

A stay in the intensive care unit may not improve the chances of survival for patients who suffer from heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder or…

The District of Columbia joins six states that now allow physician-assisted suicide, as an effort to overturn its Death with Dignity Act has failed.

It might be time for doctors to reexamine the value of patient-generated health data.

AI and cognitive computing are “mainstream and here,” IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told the HIMSS audience at the opening keynote on Monday.

From Kaiser Health News: Aetna will be the third major insurer to remove prior authorization requirements for patients who seek medication-assisted treatments…

Though much of the conversation on public health centers on ensuring access to primary care, “hospital medicine” should be a key component in that as well.

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