Colorado's Medicaid department was slapped with a federal class-action lawsuit Monday led by a Denver man denied treatment for the life-threatening hepatitis C virus because he has government insurance.
In the spring of 2014, the hacker collective Anonymous took credit for hitting a number of healthcare and treatment facilities in the Boston area in defense of a patient there named Justina Pelletier. The attacks became somewhat less anonymous when a man named Martin Gottesfeld was arrested in connection with them in February of this year.
DMC instruments escaped '15 probe, records show | Detroit News
State regulators who last week cited the Detroit Medical Center for lax training failed to find problems with dirty surgical instruments during an inspection last year—even as surgeons were complaining to hospital officials about them, records show.
Top execs ousted at KentuckyOne Health | (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal
In a bloodbath at KentuckyOne Health, the embattled hospital company Friday laid off top executives, including two senior vice presidents and the president of Frazier Rehab Institute.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on Friday announced new measures to help cancer patients navigate the clinical trials process as part of the administration's "Cancer Moonshot" initiative to speed new treatments to market.
Arkansas telemedicine program focuses on stroke patients | (El Dorado, Ark.) News-Times
When suffering a stroke, every second counts. That's why the Medical Center of South Arkansas participates in the AR Saves telemedicine program. “We see people with signs of symptoms of a stroke daily,” said Kendall Wilson, MCSA emergency room charge nurse. “But the AR Saves program is for patients who come to the emergency room within the first three hours of presenting symptoms.”