Regarding "Digital health firms, say goodbye to easy venture capital," great article. I attended the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, and as a physician, I am inundated by sales pitches and e-mails.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed in federal court alleging Boston Scientific Corp. ran a conspiracy to use counterfeit materials from China to make its transvaginal surgical mesh devices.
Effingham, Ill., surgeon Ruben Boyajian has built a side reputation as the creator of precisely sliced and to-scale gingerbread houses. These annual gifts to the community have included painstaking representations of local landmarks and even the White House.
Ordering a Catholic hospital in California to perform a tubal ligation sterilization procedure on a woman would violate its religious freedom, a San Francisco judge ruled Thursday.
Nineteen groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union have sent a letter to the Walgreens drugstore chain expressing concerns about the company's plans to have a Catholic hospital run in-store health clinics in Washington state and Oregon.
St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, N.J., has backed a bid from Prime Healthcare Services to be bought out of bankruptcy from its current owner, Trinity Health.
While Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., is benefiting from Medicaid expansion, its operating margin dipped slightly in its most recent quarter as expenses rose faster than the revenue gains.
Two West Virginia hospitals said Friday that they “remain committed” to a deal that the Federal Trade Commission has moved to block, saying it would create a near monopoly for acute-care and outpatient surgery across four counties in Ohio and West Virginia.
The Supreme Court will hear yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
The planned breakup of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare is the latest example of how the shrinking and aging population of women belonging to religious orders can drive consolidation among religion-based healthcare systems.
Ascension announced a deal to acquire facilities in southeast Wisconsin that are owned by the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, who are transferring all of their 14 hospital campuses to other faith-based health systems.
Wheaton Franciscan Service posted a higher surplus for the year ended June 30 after the Illinois-based system saw a sharp decrease in uncollectable bills from patients who are now covered by Medicaid.