New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a piece of legislation Thursday removing religious exceptions from vaccination requirements for children.
A federal jury declared five Insys executives guilty Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive drugs to patients.
Evie Fordham on April 23, 2019 The world’s first malaria vaccine is rolling out to 360,000 children in three African countries in the coming year, with vaccinations beginning in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of a “landmark” pilot program in a press release Tuesday. “We have seen tremendous gains […]
Work helps make people healthier, CMS chief Seema Verma said in approving Utah’s waiver request to tie government health benefits to employment or volunteer work. But Judge James Boasberg has said that isn’t the goal of Medicaid.
Trinity Health Corporation (“Trinity”) and two of its subsidiaries, Mercy Health System (“Mercy”) and Lourdes Health System (“Lourdes”), have been named defendants in a putative collective action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern Pennsylvania. The complaint against the health systems alleges that they have failed to pay Trinity employees for their overtime […]
“Trojan Horse” Urgent Care Registration Systems Re-direct Your Once Loyal Patients to Competitors and Telemedicine
When considering an online patient registration system, beware of “patient marketplace” solutions that commoditize your services, present your loyal customers with “better options,” and tie up your cash. Key to success in urgent care is your differentiated service that becomes “top of mind” whenever your patients are sick or injured, a goal you can’t reach […]