Allina Health hospital nurses vote to call for new strike | Minneapolis Star Tribune
Allina Health nurses at five Twin Cities hospitals voted on Thursday to authorize a second strike — this time until a contract is reached — in a dispute over health benefits, staffing and workplace safety.
Richard Toussaint, the former anesthesiologist and Forest Park co-founder convicted of healthcare fraud, has filed another motion requesting a new trial.
When Texas officials announced earlier this month they would allow Medicaid to pay for mosquito repellent for low-income pregnant women — a move meant to stop the spread of the Zika virus — health care advocates greeted the news with tempered enthusiasm.
Inside the oddly empty hospital with Texas's highest cost markups | Dallas Observer
Welcome to Texas General Hospital, a new, sleek-looking facility next to the train tracks in Grand Prairie. In the four years since it opened, Texas General Hospital's founder Hashmi has pitched his business as a much-needed service, as the only hospital in Grand Prairie. But independent research has given this hospital a different sort of publicity: It's the hospital that charges the most money over the actual cost of services in the state of Texas.
Saving the life of an allergic child has gotten a lot more expensive. Doctors and patients are blasting the Mylan pharmaceutical corporation for hiking up the price of their signature EpiPen product from around $100 in 2008 to a staggering $500 and up today — a 400% increase.
Over 70 percent of Californians who were uninsured in 2013 now have coverage, according to a new study. The study from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 72 percent of people in the state uninsured in 2013, just before ObamaCare's coverage expansion began, now have coverage.
An online drug-tracking program aimed at curbing abuse of opioids and other prescription drugs is slated to launch Monday, but many health care providers still haven't registered to use the system, prompting an urgent call to action Wednesday from the statewide physician's association.