Dr. Price resigns, Las Vegas endures a massacre, Trump accuses Puerto Rican officials of playing politics, and its easy to think there is nothing to be done, but that is not true.
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Las Vegas continues to mourn and the wounded continue to heal as our community demonstrates an unparalleled level of unity in the face of an unspeakable tragedy.
A new study sheds additional light on some of the economic and clinical burdens gun violence places on the healthcare system.
The HIPAA privacy rule allows providers to disclose protected health information under certain circumstances, such as when public safety is threatened. But local hospitals will have to be careful, especially with so many requests for information from families, friends, and the media.
Eight registered nurses staff a new hotline in Las Vegas where some minor medical calls are routed. The pilot program kicked off in July with a $300,000 budget for training and pay for nurses who work one day a week.
The deal with Centene Corp. in partnership with the Nevada-based Hometown Health will help ensure coverage is available to all Nevadans, after Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield pulled out of the state's healthcare exchange.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday the nation's strictest requirements for pharmaceutical companies to reveal how they set certain prescription drug prices.
The plaintiffs allege that they were given anti-psychotic medication before they were discharged from Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas. They were allegedly driven to a bus station and were given pre-paid tickets. Rawson-Neal was sued in 2014 for alleged patient-dumping tactics.
Six months before Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives announced they were in merger talks, the two hospital giants each dispatched small work teams to probe whether a deal was desirable.
Health systems are asking California voters to approve Proposition 52, which would permanently extend Medi-Cal's hospital fee program. The fees paid by hospitals generate billions in federal matching funds that subsidize healthcare services for children, seniors and low-income citizens.
The wobbly credibility of third-party health information exchange organizations got a boost last week after Texas Health Resources signed up to share patient data in a highly competitive healthcare market.
Aetna's startling withdrawal from many Affordable Care Act exchanges has accelerated the search for ways to preserve competition in those markets.