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Time named 100 of the best inventions in 2019, with several healthcare innovations making the list.

CMS issued more details and opened up applications for its upcoming direct contracting models that draw lessons from accountable care organizations and aim to promote shared risk.

UnitedHealthcare, the nation’s largest health insurance provider, has teamed up with Walgreens to provide Medicare services centers within 14 Walgreens stores across five metropolitan areas.

A major industry group representing pharmaceutical companies has ceased funding to a nonprofit group that aims to help people addicted to opioids, Politico reported.

Hospitals provided about $12.8 million on average in uncompensated care in 2018, according to a new report from Definitive Healthcare.

Congress is seeking more information from a proposed rule from HHS that would allow third-party vendors to have access to patient data in order for consumers to view and access their own personal health information.

President Trump plans to hold a meeting with officials from the e-cigarette industry and medical field amid an epidemic of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Patient outcomes don’t differ significantly across high- or low-cost hospitals, according to a study from Harvard and Yale researchers published in JAMA Network Open.

Humana has released the findings of its latest value-based care report, detailing how the company is continuing to move away from fee-for-service when it comes to their Medicare Advantage population.

Google and Ascension are offering more information about their ongoing patient data project in light of significant interest and privacy concerns.

Walgreens has opened up the first in-store primary care clinic with VillageMD, a primary care company based in Chicago that operates nationally. The clinic, based in Houston, is one of five planned sites of care in the city.

Pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer goods company Johnson & Johnson rushed the testing of its baby powder after the FDA found asbestos in the product, according to the Wall Street Journal.