Soon after terrorist attacks that led to 130 deaths and wounded more than 350 others Nov. 13 in Paris, the city activated its Plan Blanc strategy, a coordinated response to mass casualty. It was a calculated effort that was largely facilitated by the mostly municipal governance of its hospitals.
Pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergan are reportedly nearing a blockbuster deal that could be announced as soon as this week.
After spending about 12 minutes urging attendees at a recent American Public Health Association meeting to go forth and do great things, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy used the story of high school student Jill Stewart as an example of how one person can make a difference.
Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari is breaking new ground with his Netflix series “Master of None,” which premiered this month to rave reviews.
Prescribing a climate remedy: Healthcare leaders aim to affect international climate change negotiations
For an industry that loves to promote the “triple aim” buzz phrase, the U.S. healthcare system often leaves out one important element.
Data Points for the week of Oct. 19, 2015, covered the following topics: Gun violence, mass shootings, costs of gun violence, firearm deaths
CHI St. Luke's Health, Houston, has named Michael McBride group president of six Texas hospitals, effective Nov. 9.
The societal costs of childhood lead poisoning are estimated at $50.9 billion annually, according to an analysis in Health Affairs. Despite that, public health efforts to prevent lead poisoning are notoriously underfunded.
A host of U.S. healthcare companies will be affected by a decision by Europe's highest court earlier this week to toss out a 15-year data-sharing compact between the U.S. and members of the European Union.
A trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other countries has left both the drug industry and consumer groups disappointed over the length of exclusivity protections for certain drugs.
On Monday, Tu Youyou won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for her work in synthesizing artemisinin. The drug is a product of the Vietnam War, during which malaria was disabling more of Vietnamese troops than American bombs.
Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more. It remains unclear who bombed the hospital run by Doctors Without Borders and the international medical charity has...