An experimental vaccine to prevent HIV has proven ineffective in preventing the virus, according to a study conducted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $344 million to settle lawsuits that the pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods deceptively marketed its transvaginal mesh medical device product.

Researchers conducting applicable clinical trials are required to post their study results within one year, but compliance with this requirement is very poor, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

Healthcare mergers and acquisition has been on a hot streak for a number of years, but not all hospital mergers end up achieving their stated goals. For instance, hospital mergers may actually increase prices rather than decrease them, according to some studies.

The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a public health emergency after more than 200 people have died from the illness.

For the first time in four years, U.S. life expectancy rose in 2018, according to new data from the CDC.

CMS is undergoing a revamp of its Compare websites, which allow patients and users to compare healthcare providers based on quality measures. The agency recently updated its Hospital Compare website with new measurement data and the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

 

An infectious respiratory virus found in China is spreading and raising alarm bells across the world. More than 4,500 cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified in China, as well as five cases in the U.S.

Electronic health record vendor Practice Fusion has settled criminal and civil investigations with the Department of Justice for $145 million.

A new virus that presents with SARS-like symptoms has been discovered in China and already spread to at least two people in the United States, according to the CDC.

A lower percentage of physicians reported they were burned out in a recent survey compared to five years ago.

The physician operated in South Texas and San Antonio, traveling across his various offices via his private jet and Maserati.