Medtronic to pay $51 million to resolve U.S. medical device probes | Reuters
The U.S. Justice Department has been looking into the marketing of medical devices by companies that Medtronic acquired. One of those companies, ev3, is pleading guilty to marketing a medical device for unproven and maybe even dangerous uses.
Slowing cigarette sales push Altria to explore other opportunities | The Wall Street Journal
The cigarette maker might invest in Cronos Group, a Canadian cannabis company, and Juul, the San Francisco-based e-cigarette company. But both of those companies could be turned off by a tie to Big Tobacco.
Medicare Advantage provider directories are riddled with errors. They're not the only ones | Fierce Healthcare
Almost half of Medicare Advantage provider directory locations have t least one error. The most common error is the wrong address.
Uber just hired two new health leaders, one from Lyft, as it pushes into medical transport | CNBC
Uber has hired Aaron Crowell, a health consultant, to lead its health business. It has also hired Dan Trigub away from Lyft.
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From a deceased woman's transplanted uterus, a live birth | The New York Times
For the first time, a woman with a uterus transplanted from a dead person has given birth. Previously, people with uterus transplants from living donors have given birth.