One of the top providers of gene-sequencing technology, Illumina, is teaming up with investors in hopes of buttressing the growing universe of genetic analysis businesses

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Doctors, too, say DEA enforcement actions have made it harder for them to prescribe narcotics

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ProPublica and Yelp recently agreed to a partnership that will allow information from ProPublica’s interactive health databases to begin appearing on Yelp’s health provider pages

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A majority of healthcare providers feel the use of metrics and financial penalties linked with patient outcomes has a negative impact on quality of care, according to a new report

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For patients with chronic diseases masked by a healthy-looking exterior, diagnoses can be elusive, or unhelpful

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Consumers who bought insurance on the health exchanges last year had access to one-third fewer doctors and hospitals, on average, than people with traditional employer-provided coverage

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Next time you’re on the operating table and you have one last look around as the anesthesiologist approaches, don’t be too sure that that person in scrubs looking at a smartphone is pulling up vital health data. He or she might be texting a friend, or ordering a new carpet

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We must protect children from the rare disturbed parent. But medical child abuse, as it has been understood, is far too big and blunt an instrument to accomplish this purpose. It has harmed too many genuinely sick kids, and made life hell for too many loving parents. It is time to end the medical abuse panic

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