Healthcare administrative and bureaucracy costs in the U.S. reached $812 billion in 2017––a whopping four times higher than Canada, according to a new study by Harvard researchers. And Medicare for all could be the way to achieve huge savings.
Not all physician specialties are alike when it comes to salary, with some commanding significantly higher earnings. In fact, some specialties can yield double the salary of others, according to a recent MedPage salary survey.
Hospital acquisitions may have a negative impact on the quality of patient care, according to new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study results may help answer the question of how mergers and acquisitions impact patients and quality of care.
President Trump signed the latest $1.4 trillion spending bills into law to fund the government and simultaneously gutted three taxes related to the Affordable Care Act: the health insurance tax, Cadillac tax and medical device tax.
Novartis may give away a new drug with a price tag above $2 million for free to some patients using a lottery-style program. The drug, Zolgensma, is a cure for a deadly inherited disease, spinal muscular atrophy, and the world’s most expensive drug.