Morton Hospital nurses authorize potential strike | Boston Business Journal
Union nurses at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Mass., have authorized a potential strike ahead of starting contract negotiations in an effort to pre-empt what they call stalling tactics by hospital management in other Steward Health Care locations.
Bergen hospital nurses union blasts consultant's workplace violence report | NJ.com
The nurses union representing employees of the Bergen Regional Medical Center criticized an independent consultant's report on workplace violence and violations, and asked the county to have their own action items included in the independent report.
Long wait times and schedule manipulations persist at Phoenix VA hospital, watchdog says | Los Angeles Times
More than two years after the exposure of a scandal in which waiting lists were manipulated to hide long delays in care for veterans, the VA's watchdog concluded that the problems at the Phoenix VA have not been fixed.
Pfizer to sell Hospira infusion therapy business to ICU Medical | Reuters
Pfizer said on Thursday it would sell its global infusion therapy business, part of its $15 billion Hospira acquisition last year, to ICU Medical for $1 billion in cash and stock.
Support for California drug spending limits stokes industry fears | Reuters
A California ballot measure to limit prescription drug prices for state-run health plans is gaining popular backing, stoking industry concerns over attempts to control costs nationwide.
UnitedHealth accused of gouging customers on prescription drugs | Bloomberg
Some UnitedHealth Group Inc. customers claim the health insurer defrauded them by setting up a system that secretly overcharged for prescription drugs. UnitedHealth customers made co-payments far in excess of the costs of actual drugs, sometimes paying $50 for a drug that cost the insurer less than $15, according to a lawsuit filed in Minnesota.