The Department of Justice will probe Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of wearables company Fitbit, The New York Post reported, citing a source close to the situation.

Civica Rx, the not-for-profit drug company startup created by a group of hospitals and health systems to reduce drug shortages, is prepared to ship its first eight injectable medicines.

Seeking to accelerate technological capabilities, healthcare investors have been snapping up AI and machine learning companies and driving up digital health M&A in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology space as a result.

Kaiser Permanente has named Gregory A. Adams as its new permanent CEO and chairman. Adams was serving as interim CEO following the death of Kaiser’s former leader, Bernard Tyson, in November.

Physicians are in high demand, with a 5% increase in job opportunities in the U.S. since 2018, according to a new research study on the 2019 labor market for doctors by Doximity.

OptumRx, the pharmacy care services business of UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, is acquiring a specialty pharmacy and infusion services provider, Diplomat.

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.

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.

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).