Zuckerberg, Chan to spend $3 billion on curing disease | SFGate.com
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, on Wednesday announced a $3 billion initiative centered at UCSF's Mission Bay to help cure or better manage disease.
Christie signs bill to boost oversight of Bergen Regional Medical Center | NorthJersey.com
Gov. Christie signed into law Wednesday a measure to create a hospital authority with sweeping powers over the management of Bergen Regional Medical Center, which has come increased under scrutiny.
Union urging Mayo to reverse decision | Radio station KDAL610.com
Union negotiators continue trying to get the Mayo Clinic executives to change their mind about outsourcing their food service, but apparently made little progress in meetings Monday and Tuesday.
Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin 'right sizes' 40% of staff | Milwaukee Business Journal
Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin — an accountable care organization that includes Ascension Wisconsin and Froedtert Health — has laid off 21 employees in a shift of functions to member health care systems.
Cigna responds to DOJ antitrust case | Hartford (Conn.) Courant
Cigna defended its sale to Anthem in a court filing this week, saying it would benefit consumers by giving them greater access to affordable healthcare. The filing comes two months after the U.S. Justice Department sued to block the $54 billion deal.
Mylan investigations mount as West Virginia opens fraud probe | Bloomberg.com
Mylan, already under fire from patients over the rising price of its EpiPen allergy shots, is facing a growing number of questions from lawmakers and law enforcement after the state of West Virginia launched a Medicaid fraud investigation into the drugmaker's pricing Tuesday.
Orlando's latest theme park is a city for wellness | New York Times
In this most-visited city in the country, tens of millions of tourists spend their dollars every year in a swarm of theme parks that have made this area famous around the world. Now, Orlando is trying to show itself as a place far different than a land of fantasy.
IHS announces $6.8 million contract with Avera | (Sioux Falls, S.D.) Argus Leader
The Indian Health Service announced Tuesday a $6.8 million contract with Avera Health aimed at equipping Great Plains area hospitals with telehealth technology.