Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay $1.2 billion to purchasers to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that a company it acquired stalled generic versions of its popular sleep-disorder drug Provigil from entering the market. The settlement, which still must be approved by a judge,...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.
A major international study says HIV patients shouldn't delay in seeking treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer.
Delvecchio Finley, CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, will serve as the next CEO of Alameda Health System, a public safety-net system based in Oakland, Calif.
Federal investigators are reportedly probing medical devices linked to spreading cancer in women and examining what Johnson & Johnson, at one time the largest manufacturer of laparoscopic power morcellators, knew about the dangers before pulling them from the market in 2014.
Illinois is expected to face a shortage of registered nurses in the coming year, in large part because there are not enough younger nurses prepared to replace retiring baby boomers.
Antibiotic prescriptions were as frequent among doctors providing care through a telemedicine appointment as physicians who saw patients face-to-face, a new study found. But the types of antibiotics prescribed via telemedicine could increase antimicrobial resistance.
Texas Health Resources continued to demonstrate that it has fully recovered from last year's brush with the Ebola virus, which had only a fleeting impact on its financial performance. The system achieved a higher operating margin in the first quarter of this year as it saw more patients.
The federal government is loosely capping the profits of Medicaid managed-care insurers. But many large companies already live within the proposed ratio, raising questions about the regulation's influence.
A slew of new quality standards outlined in the 653-page proposed CMS rules are meant to modernize Medicaid managed-care regulation and improve quality of care. But cash-strapped state agencies might not be able to manage the load, experts say.
Not-for-profit hospitals are starting to get some relief after a tough three-year stretch of expenses outpacing weak revenue gains. They are getting better at cost-cutting, and revenue is starting to rise more rapidly.
The first update in more than a decade to Medicaid managed-care rules seeks to fill a funding gap left by Congress in promoting the use of electronic health-record systems by long-term care, behavioral health and other providers.