The University of Chicago Medical Center and the National Nurses United union have reached a tentative agreement that will avert strikes scheduled for Thursday.
Aetna beat earnings estimates and recorded $777.5 million of profit in the first quarter this year, prompting the Hartford, Conn.-based health insurer to raise profit predictions for the rest of the year.
Trinity Health, Livonia, Mich., struck a definitive agreement to acquire St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. The health system previously negotiated with the New York hospital but failed to reach a deal.
A CMS evaluation of community agencies' efforts to reduce hospital readmissions found that few succeeded. Critics of the evaluations and resulting contract terminations say the agency relied on unrealistic targets and flawed measures.
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Medtronic must drastically limit production and sales of its implantable infusion drug pump under a consent decree with federal regulators who say the company failed to ensure the product was safe.
Acquisitions, restructuring and rising interest expenses left Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings with falling income despite slightly higher revenue in its first quarter.
Universal Health Services reported a 26.2% increase in first-quarter net income, which the publicly traded system attributed to an improving economy, higher patient volume and more insurance coverage.
Merck & Co. said preliminary results of a post-market study of its diabetes drug Januvia showed no increase in hospitalization compared with patients who did not use the drug.
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Mylan rejected Teva Pharmaceuticals' $40.1 billion buyout offer, saying the cash-and-stock proposal undervalues the company. The rejection comes as both Mylan and Teva look to further consolidate an increasingly competitive generic drug industry.