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Millennials, the generation known for its tech-savviness, are changing the healthcare consumer space as they make their own care decisions. And many place more trust in big technology companies over health insurers and health systems, according to a recent survey from Kaufman Hall.

Amazon has free access to the healthcare information collected by the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) under the terms of a government contract, The Guardian revealed. The information could potentially give Amazon a huge leg up to develop, advertise and sell its own products.

Lawmakers have come to an agreement to stop surprise medical billing in new legislation that would also enact a number of other healthcare initiatives. The bipartisan agreement could put an end to the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill in light of President Trump's impeachment proceedings. 

Women in medicine have yet to achieve parity compared to their male counterparts, according to a recent survey from Merritt Hawkins, Women in Medicine.

Medical students are hoping to graduate without school debt, but medical school admissions officers say it’s unlikely that tuition-free schooling will be a reality within the next decade, according to surveys from Kaplan Test Prep.

Physician compensation continues to grow despite no significant change in productivity, according to a recent survey from consulting firm SullivanCotter.

The relationship between CMS Administrator Seema Verma and HHS Secretary Alex Azar has become so fraught that both President Trump and Vice President Pence have stepped in to try to “salvage the situation,” which has threatened to undermine the administration’s healthcare agenda, Axios reported, citing three senior administration officials.

National healthcare expenditures rose 4.6% in 2018, according to new figures from the CMS Office of Actuary.

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) saved Medicare more than $3.53 billion from 2013 to 2017, according to a report from industry group the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS).

One of the nation’s largest health insurers is using AI to help persuade patients to get their seasonal flu shot, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Drugs commonly used to treat diabetes are being tested for unsafe levels of carcinogens by the FDA.

A group of prominent hospital associations have filed a lawsuit against HHS to stop the implementation of a rule that requires hospitals to post their prices for services online and update it regularly.