House members were denied a vote on Medicaid expansion on procedural grounds in a floor debate Wednesday that mirrored one the Senate had a day earlier.
Pa. hospital workers ratify contract | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Washington (Pa.) Hospital workers ratified a three-year contract Wednesday that will pay all workers at least $15 an hour by the end of the agreement, according to the workers' union.
Hundreds of healthcare and support workers at Keck Hospital of USC took part in a one-day strike Wednesday in a continuing dispute over salaries and benefits. Hospital officials said replacement workers were on duty to prevent any disruptions while members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers took part in the job action.
A Virginia hospital industry group Wednesday yanked a $200,000 TV and radio campaign that made dire warnings about a GOP-sponsored regulatory bill and drew the ire of House Republicans.
Three Miami physicians have been charged in recent months with signing prescriptions for costly home healthcare services that federal prosecutors say were not needed or provided.
California hospitals struggle to control some infections | Los Angeles Daily News
Infection rates in California hospitals and other settings have shown some improvement, but the presence of of C. difficile is on the rise, according to the state Department of Public Health.
McKesson teams up with Pa. health analytics firm | Philadelphia Business Journal
Healthcare services and information technology giant McKesson Corp. is teaming up with HealthQX of King of Prussia, Pa., to help health insurers quickly design and scale complex bundled payment models—and provide accurate payments to healthcare providers.
Telemedicine program lets thousands of Texas visit the doctor from school | North Texas Public Broadcasting
A telemedicine initiative run by Children's Health in Dallas has gone from reaching several hundred kids in Texas to thousands. Children's started a telemedicine program at a pair of preschools in 2013. Today, there are screens and carts in 57 urban and rural campuses across North Texas.