Physicians form union at Washington hospital | (Tacoma, Wash.) News Tribune
Physicians at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center overwhelmingly voted to unionize with the Union of American Physicians and Dentists last week. Now, one of the local leaders of the unionization effort is set on unionizing other facilities operated by the Tacoma-based nonprofit health care provider.
Emergency room use stays high in Oregon Medicaid study | National Public Radio
Will Medicaid expansion save the country money as people stop using expensive emergency rooms for primary care? The latest findings from a landmark study published online Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine say that’s not happening yet.
San Jose votes to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to deliver | San Francisco ABC7News.com
A number of changes approved Wednesday by the San Jose City Council will allow medical marijuana collectives a bit more freedom in conducting business. In a 10 to 1 vote, Wednesday the council allowed the city's 16 registered collectives to run two cultivation sites and make deliveries to patients or caregivers.
New children-focused hospital coming to Dallas area | Dallas Business Journal
Traveling is one of the biggest burdens families face when a child is hospitalized for lengthy periods. That's a big reason why the Texas Scottish Rite decided to head to Frisco to build its new 345,000-square-foot facility. The hospital will be anchored by a sports medicine department specializing in concussion research. The hospital will open in 2018.
AmerisourceBergen to add more than 1,000 jobs with new $113M Texas campus | Dallas Business Journal
AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group has decided to consolidate its North Texas workforce within a new $113 million, 40-acre campus in Carrollton, which will also make room for the company to add more than 1,000 employees.
New rules proposed by the Vermont Department of Health would set limits on the number of opioid painkillers medical providers could prescribe to patients after procedures.