Today's regional healthcare roundup includes the tax fallout from a recent New Jersey ruling, a new non-hospital birth center in North Carolina, a profile about a former Baxter exec who sold a company for $2.58 billion, and more.
Today's roundup of technology and physician news includes retail pharmacies trading discounts for personal health data, a report predicting hackers will use malware to breach medical devices and extort their users, new prescribing powers for pharmacists in California and Oregon, and more.
Today's regional healthcare roundup includes a joint venture involving HealthSouth Corp. in Texas, slow Medicaid payments in Kansas, a Florida system expanding its charity care, and more.
Today's roundoup of healthcare technology news includes the discovery of a "superbug" bacterial gene, a report on patient satisfaction with generic drugs, the resurgence of Ebola in Liberia, and more.
Today's regional healthcare roundup includes funding woes for a jobs program at Baltimore hospitals, Vermont officials urging consumers to shop for healthcare, Pennsylvania hospitals announcing merger plans, and more.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved the merger between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and KishHealth System, which creates a six-hospital not-for-profit network in Illinois.
Just a few hundred prescriptions were filled nationwide for Valeant's female-libido pill Addyi in the first two weeks of availability. A restriction on alcohol consumption, a $780-per-month price tag, and doc-certification requirements that have limited the number of current prescribers to about 1%...
Facing a $373 million budget deficit, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, has proposed a $100 million reduction in hospital provider fees, causing concern for those in the healthcare community.
New York City's public hospital system outlined an ambitious plan to improve how patients feel about their care, and, more important, to overhaul its corporate culture.
A new WHO survey has found that people around the world have a fundamental misunderstanding of how antibiotics work, including how they should be taken and what kinds of infections they treat. Misuse is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' and threatening gains in life...
Jackson, Mich.-based Allegiance Health may have found the right partner with Henry Ford Health System after proposed deals went south with University of Michigan Health System last year and more recently with Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica.
University Hospitals officially took control of Samaritan Regional Health System of Ashland, Ohio, as it continues to grow its enterprise. The 55-bed Samaritan Regional will be renamed University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center.