If the hospitals of America’s most populous city are any sort of bellwether, CMS is going to have its hands full trying to enforce compliance with the Trump Administration’s executive order on price transparency.

The national average increase over the study period was 760%—from 2.0 pediatric hospitalizations per 100,000 persons in May to 17.2 in November.

Researchers have found nonmedical working professionals bearing significantly more depression and anxiety these days than doctors and nurses working with or near COVID-19 patients.

The agency has posted an interactive map showing the locations of drug distributors that have recently received shipments of two monoclonal antibody medications good for treating COVID-19.

When it comes to administering COVID-19 vaccinations to the people most in need of immunization, hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are botching the operation.

Of 30 nationally representative college campuses in the U.S., 17 had COVID-19 outbreaks that spread to neighboring communities as classes resumed for the fall.

The COVID crisis has shushed but not silenced hospitals’ talks on mergers and acquisitions in 2020.

Two prominent palliative care specialists are calling on the nation’s healthcare influencers to rethink restrictive visitation policies and scattershot communication practices. 

CDC researchers are estimating that asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers account for at least half of all community transmissions. This includes carriers who never develop symptoms as well as those who later do.

Among the many Americans refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when their turn comes up is a prominent surgeon who’s also a professional medical communicator and a Johns Hopkins public-health professor.

It’s not inconvenience or expectations of long waits that are prompting the deliberated refusals.

UnitedHealth Group is acquiring Change Healthcare for about $8 billion cash, the companies jointly announced Wednesday morning.