Drugmaker Merck & Co. is buying Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company developing a chronic cough medication.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that young single doctors will catch the attention of a mother with five marriageable daughters. That's the premise behind the latest reworking of Jane Austen's most beloved work, Pride and Prejudice.
A series of 2016 hospital acquisitions by LifePoint Health is expected to add $1.25 billion of revenue this year to the company, but be slightly dilutive to earnings until those hospitals are fully absorbed within the year, the company said in an earnings release Friday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, has put forward a Medicare-for-all health plan that has been criticized by his Democratic rival. It's likely to draw more fire from Hillary Clinton and Republicans alike as Sanders gains momentum as a serious contender.
Mednax, an investor-owned medical group and staffing company, closed deals totaling $850 million last year, fueling the company's rapid revenue growth in the final months of the year.
IMS Health Holdings, which sells prescription data and technology services to medical-device manufacturers, providers and payers, reported a rise in its year-end profits and is looking forward to more growth in 2016.
The Democratic presidential candidate has put forward a Medicare-for-all plan that he says he can pay for, but he might be overestimating revenue and underestimating cost.
Cape Fear Valley Health System rode better cash collections and higher volumes in surgeries and outpatient cancer services to post improved revenue and operating surpluses in its 2015 fiscal year ended Sept. 30.
Merck & Co. posted an 87% drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit forecasts, but came up short on revenue.
The word empathy doesn't usually come to mind when people think about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. But compared to his GOP rivals Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush, Trump came off looking like Mother Teresa over the weekend, just before Iowa voters participate in presidential selection...
Nashville-based HCA is taking a disciplined approach to hospital acquisitions, refusing to grow through them just for the sake of size.
Experts say the health effects related to the steady and prolonged warming of the planet will force public health officials to take an even greater role in addressing the impact of climate change in the coming years.