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Northwestern pays $3 million in overdose death case

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 11, 2016

Northwestern Memorial Hospital agreed to pay $3.3 million in damages after a jury determined a pharmaceutical error led to the overdose and death of a 56-year-old man.

Carolinas HealthCare asks court to dismiss antitrust suit

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 10, 2016

Carolinas HealthCare System, North Carolina's largest healthcare provider, is asking a federal court to dismiss a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit alleging the system illegally imposes contract requirements on insurers that hinder competition.

Essure court ruling in California could bring more lawsuits

Essure court ruling in California could bring more lawsuits

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  August 09, 2016

The decision could potentially open the floodgates for more litigation tied to the device, which thousands of women have said led to chronic pelvic pain, punctured their uteruses and caused other damage.

DEA probe in Utah may affect access to Rx records

By Erica Teichert  |  August 06, 2016

The Drug Enforcement Administration believes a Utah physician may have ties to an international drug cartel, and it wants access to the state's prescription drug monitoring program to continue its investigation.

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