Quality

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

Americans are feeling slightly more optimistic about the U.S. healthcare system, according to the latest Gallup poll that found fewer described the system as having major problems.

Google fired four staffers for sharing sensitive information, some of whom were involved in recent protests over leadership, CNBC reported.

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

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.

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.

The improper payment rate in Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) fell to its lowest rate since 2010, according to CMS. However, there were still an estimated $28.9 billion in improper payments made in 2019, down $7 billion from 2017.

The Trump administration is walking back on its plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes amidst an epidemic of lung illnesses and deaths related to vaping.

Electronic health records received an 'F' rating from Yale researchers who analyzed and rated the technologies on quality and efficiency.

The threat of antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise, with more than 2.8 million occurring in the U.S. each year and more than 35,000 deaths, according to the CDC.

Nurses aren’t able to spend the time needed with patients and more often are faced with workplace challenges including violence, according to a new survey from AMN Healthcare.

A shocking number of Americans know someone, either a friend or family member, in the past five years who died because they couldn’t afford to receive necessary medical treatment, according to a new Gallup and West Health study.