The company has struck deals that grant it access to troves of patient data; ‘We want to be helpful’ PALO ALTO, Calif.—Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually proposal.
CUMBERLAND, Maryland — Barry Ronan, the president and chief executive of Western Maryland Health System, has an unofficial motto as patients leave his hospital: “We hope to never see you again.” “We’re
Let’s start with a fairly obvious caveat: Donald Trump is not the most sophisticated legal thinker on the planet. He routinely says things that are flat-out wrong or that completely undercut his own administration’s
The former vice president of a pharmaceutical company was sentenced to 33 months for pushing unnecessary opioid prescriptions
(CNN) — The former vice president of Insys Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, was sentenced to almost three years for pushing doctors to prescribe unnecessary opioids on patients, according to a release
DES MOINES, Iowa – The top official at a state-run institution that provides care to people with severe intellectual disabilities has been fired amid allegations of uncontrolled human subject experimentation
WASHINGTON — The high costs of health care are a driving force animating House Democrats in the swing districts that will decide control of Congress next year, with the electoral consequences of their
Getting health care in this country is still so circuitous it often does feel like a secret — a maze deciphered in private that's never quite mastered. Wow, you survived cancer? What's your secret to care?
In bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) and passed by Congress in October 2018, lawmakers required the agency to consider diversion in setting the quota, along with overdose
Gross said MacDonald contacted her on behalf of the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, a multimillion-dollar industry group founded in 2018 and funded by hospitals, private insurers, drug companies
To the editor: Dr. Andrew Taylor’s account of his recent hospital experience, after which he was billed more than $25,000 because Medicare covers only admission and not “observation,” is truly unsettling.
Consumer genetic testing company 23andMe announced on Wednesday that GlaxoSmithKline purchased a $300 million stake in the company, allowing the pharmaceutical giant to use 23andMe’s trove of genetic to
“For me, I’m looking at kidney failure, dialysis, death — and I don’t want to die,” said one Idaho woman who will be covered by Medicaid in January. POCATELLO, Idaho — Melissa Turner almost died twice