More than 3,700 women have filed lawsuits against the company in the U.S., alleging harm from its permanent sterilization device Essure.
Certain circumstances, including if a medical device may pose a risk to patients, allows Brazil to suspend the registration of a medical device. Bayer disagreed with the decision, which it said had been made without the company's knowledge.
How health systems must better prepare and take action to avoid the costly problem of retained surgical items (RSI's).
Drugmakers are fighting back against a request by U.S. senators who want HHS Secretary Tom Price to make it easier to import drugs from Canada as a strategy to combat rising drug prices.
After implementing a video-based patient-education system, Charleston Area Medical Center saw reduced readmissions for chronic conditions.
Average global temperatures rose to new heights in 2016 with the U.S. recording its second-hottest year ever. Rising temperatures are having a major impact on public health.
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in a St. Jude Medical cardiovascular device extend to a piece of equipment that is used within healthcare facilities, according to an update from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will soon decide on a controversial proposal that will allow first-year residents to work 28-hour shifts, up from the 16-hour shift cap currently in place.
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, the Boston-based not-for-profit whose reports assess the value of drugs for patients, published proposed updates Wednesday to the framework it uses in these evaluations.
An insurer standards committee is moving the process forward for including unique device identifiers on insurance claims forms.
One month after Detroit Medical Center received a clean bill of health on violations in infection control of surgical instruments, the CMS and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs have launched a new investigation.
Michigan regulators are reviewing whether to reopen an investigation of the Detroit Medical Center after a dirty surgical tool was intercepted before a surgery just one day after the state ended its investigation at the healthcare system, The Detroit News reported.