St. Jude stock tumbles as report questions company's cybersecurity | (Minneapolis) Star-Tribune
St. Jude Medical stock went into a brief free-fall Thursday morning following publication of a short seller's research report that lambasted the company for lax cybersecurity practices and predicted nearly half the med-tech company's revenue may evaporate for two years.
Physicians who set policy received millions from pharma companies, says report | (Raleigh, N.C.) Triangle Business Journal
Nearly nine out of 10 physicians and researchers who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States reported financial ties to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, according to a new study by researchers at the UNC-Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Why WhatsApp could be a game-changer for American healthcare | Fortune
When messaging service WhatsApp announced in April that it would adopt end-to-end encryption, it rankled law-enforcement agencies worldwide. But the move may have also opened the door to better healthcare.
State officials under pressure to OK Obamacare premium hikes | The Hill
State insurance officials say they are feeling pressure to approve large ObamaCare premium increases to prevent more insurers losing money from dropping out of the market altogether.
Teaching medical teamwork right from the start in Cleveland | National Public Radio
Health care in the 21st century is increasingly being provided by teams, yet most health care professionals don't encounter their "teammates" until they are well along in their training. The new Case Western Reserve University Heath Education campus is meant to change that.
Two central Mass. hospitals may merge | The Boston Globe
The largest health system in central Massachusetts is considering combining two of its community hospitals in Fitchburg and Clinton.
Meet Angus, the hospital dog trained to sniff out deadly superbugs | CBS News
With his remarkable sense of smell, Angus the springer spaniel is on a mission to track down the most common kind of hospital superbug called Clostridium difficile or C. diff, which is considered a “hazard level urgent.”