There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. Those stories and many more came from the pen of Dr. Oliver Sacks. Sacks, 82, died Sunday at his home in New York.
A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.
A ruling Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board could complicate relations between healthcare organizations and their workers employed by staffing agencies. Healthcare staffing firms may become a target for unions looking to organize workers in multiple facilities in one fell swoop.
Both supporters and critics view the release Thursday of long-awaited federal guidance on the 340B Drug Pricing Program as a much-needed step to understand compliance. But an initial review of the 90-page document has some stakeholders worried.
Just two months before the opening of the third open-enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act, state-based exchanges are looking for new ways to encourage people to sign up for health insurance.
One Louisiana psychiatrist believes there's an untold story as the nation marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. That's how federal funds to address mental health needs didn't result in more effective, large-scale, long-term treatment programs for survivors.
Froedtert Health, a Milwaukee-based system, ended its fiscal 2015 in a better financial position than the previous year as it added patients, improved its payer mix and found ways to deliver care more efficiently.