The mayors of Miami-Dade County and Miami Beach on Sunday accused the Florida Department of Health of lying after the state agency said last week that it never told local officials to hide the locations in Miami Beach where mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus were captured.
Auburn Medical Center doctors working to unionize physicians | (Tacoma, Wash.) News Tribune
Washington State will have its first union for private physicians if doctors at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center vote this month to join the Union of American Physicians and Dentists.
Respected by nurses, Allina CEO Wheeler is tested by nursing strike | (Minneaopolis) Star Tribune
Dr. Penny Wheeler, the president and CEO of Allina Health, has put her reputation as a consensus-builder and healthcare visionary on the line as Allina holds out in a fight with its nurses over the cost of their health benefits.
Oklahoma hospital in files for bankruptcy | The Oklahoman
The public trust operating Pushmataha Hospital in Antlers, Okla., filed for bankruptcy Friday, noting the hospital will remain open as its leaders work to find a long-term solution.
Home medical care can cost less than hospital care and be safer for the patient. Bringing it back faces numerous challenges. But with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both professing support for Medicare, ushering a new home medical-care benefit through Congress isn't impossible.
'Biohub' disease initiative turns its eyes to Boston talent | Boston Globe
Although Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan's $3 billion "biohub" is centered in the San Francisco Area, it's going to draw on Boston-area talent and expertise. The president of the initiative is a former MIT grad student and postdoc, and she has already started reaching out to Boston-area scientists about developing new research tools.
A pharmacy whose drugs have been used in 16 Missouri executions is arguing that its actions are political speech protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution, and that its identity should remain secret.