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Dr. Benjamin's successful advocacy targets population health

Dr. Benjamin's successful advocacy targets population health

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  April 16, 2016

It's been nearly three years since former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin stepped away from the public eye as the nation's top doctor. As the driving force behind the creation of the White House's National Prevention Strategy, she worked to reduce preventable illness as a means of...

Simon appointed executive director of cancer moonshot

Simon appointed executive director of cancer moonshot

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 02, 2016

Greg Simon was named executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force, an initiative President Barack Obama announced during this year's State of the Union address, and led by Vice President Joe Biden, aiming to accelerate gains in cancer prevention and treatment.

New drug regulator confronts major challenges

New drug regulator confronts major challenges

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  April 02, 2016

An opioid abuse epidemic fueled by prescription drugs. Public outcry over high drug prices. A huge backlog of generic drug applications. Industry stakeholders pressing for faster approvals. Newly confirmed FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf tops our 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and...

Obama addresses growing opioid abuse problem

By Associated Press  |  March 29, 2016

The trajectory of opioid deaths in the U.S. is trending in the wrong direction and has to be moved to the top of the federal government's radar screen along with the threat of terrorism and promoting a strong economy, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

Forward from 40: The top healthcare milestones of the past 40 years

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 26, 2016

In celebration of Modern Healthcare's 40th anniversary, we have created a list of the 40 most important healthcare milestones of the past 40 years, as chosen by our readers. Find out what events and breakthroughs made our Top 40.

Judge Garland has sometimes sided with hospitals, other times HHS

Judge Garland has sometimes sided with hospitals, other times HHS

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 19, 2016

President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court marks the beginning of what likely will be months of fighting over whether the Senate should confirm or even consider the 63-year-old appellate judge for the seat vacated by the late Antonin Scalia.

SCOTUS pick has history in healthcare-related cases

SCOTUS pick has history in healthcare-related cases

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 16, 2016

President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland, chief justice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Garland was part of a three-judge panel that sided with hospitals in a case over Medicare outlier payments.

Health law fines double for many uninsured at tax time

By Associated Press  |  March 08, 2016

Many people who went without health insurance last year are now seeing fines more than double under the Affordable Care Act, tax preparation company H&R Block said Tuesday. Among its customers who owe a penalty for the 2015 tax year, the average fine is $383, compared with $172 for 2014.

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