A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted two former medical device company executives on more than a dozen felony counts of fraud related to off-label marketing but convicted them of 10 misdemeanor counts on the same issue.
An insurance company will have to cover a pharmaceutical distributor's defense costs in a West Virginia lawsuit attempting to hold it and others liable for the state's prescription drug abuse epidemic, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Oregon Health & Science University has agreed to pay $2.7 million and work through a three-year corrective action plan after a federal investigation found “widespread and diverse problems” with its data protection.
History buffs and infectious disease experts have already drawn links between the rubella outbreak in the 1960s and the current spread of Zika. But drugmakers today face greater regulatory hurdles, and the federal government has yet to dedicate funding to address the Zika epidemic.
CRH Medical Corp., maker of the nonsurgical O'Regan System for removing hemorrhoids, now owns nine gastroenterology anesthesia practices, including three acquired in June.
A report released Wednesday showed that for every dollar spent on program integrity efforts, about $12.40 was saved.