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While there’s always room for statistical analysis to improve, it feels like medicine has hit the future — even though, in all reality, this is only the beginning.

Blockchain technology—with all its promise to transform interoperability—has yet to make practical inroads into the healthcare industry. But the ongoing march toward value-based care could play a primary role in incentivizing health systems to adopt the innovative technology once it becomes available.

The hospital industry looks much different in 2017 compared to 2010. Changing economic, regulatory and consumer demands have accelerated large-scale reform in healthcare delivery across the country. And despite the drastic shift in the U.S. political landscape, healthcare experts expect the drive to reduce healthcare costs, increase efficiency and demonstrate value to remain steady or intensify.

In what may be the most significant modification to Medicare since the program began in 1966, on Oct. 15, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (C

The new system joins a continuous glucose monitor with an insulin pump, which work together to keep blood sugar from going too high or too low. That will make it safer to sleep through the night.

Despite the popularity, few methodological controls and a bias toward younger and more educated consumers may limit the value of social media sites for hospital reviews.

A Medicare project will test a new approach for paying primary care doctors that could save money while encouraging physicians to explore alternative ways to serve patients.

When 17-year-old Raymond Wang read about how easily some diseases spread on planes, he thought airlines could do better. So he went to work — and won $75,000 at the International Science Fair.

Researchers shed new light on the association between taking antidepressants for anxiety and bruxism.

Pharmaceutical firms, hospitals, insurers and patients are all wondering whether so-called mobile health can lend a personalized touch to the future of medicine.

An antibiotic-resistant "superbug" strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study.

Organ transplants could (and should) fall to the futuristic wonders of 3D printing.