America's health care sector is shifting rapidly to a system where patients can get better information about the quality and cost of their care, and there is competition to provide them with the best value.
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Thirty-eight people have been arrested in the first phase of a targeted criminal, civil and administrative effort against individuals and health care companies that fraudulently bill the Medicare program.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared for marketing the first respirators that can help reduce the user's exposure to airborne germs during a public health medical emergency, such as an influenza pandemic.
Integrated Pharmaceuticals announced that it is establishing a new water bottling plant to launch a unique bottled water product.
The non-profit National Business Coalition on Health announced a partnership with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation to help patients better manage their chronic health conditions.
Whether it's an outbreak of tuberculosis, norovirus or salmonella infections linked to peanut butter, Virginia's public health nurses are on the front lines of the investigation, helping protect citizens of the Commonwealth.
More than 400 donor drives taking place online and across the country to help save lives.
Governor's 'Prescription for Pennsylvania' would expand access to quality care by ensuring providers the ability to practice to the fullest extent of their education, training.
The World Health Organization and UNICEF announce a new joint policy statement on the role of vaccine vial monitors in improving access to immunization, on the 10-year anniversary of introduction of VVMs in immunization programmes.
The incidence of events that may compromise patient safety is low at academic children's hospitals.
Solvay Advanced Polymers announced the launch of a full line of high-temperature, wear- resistant plastics.
American College of Surgeons endorses legislation to expand effective trauma care to all areas of the United States.
Expanded Coverage For Work-Related Illnesses Would Support Firefighters And Their Families.
The lawsuit seeks to bring an end to abusive and negligent treatment of patients at the Kings County Hospital Center's psychiatric facilities.
Medical Care Corporation's memory assessment technology has been selected by Secured Independence for Secured Wellness LTCI, the first wellness and disease management solution customized for the long term care insurance (LTCI) industry.
The National Patient Advocate Foundation welcomed Jim Gottlieb, a seasoned political strategist and legislative advisor with more than thirty years experience in government relations as its Executive Vice President of Government Affairs.
Cytokine PharmaSciences announced issuance of US Patent 7,205,107 entitled "Macrophage migration inhibitory factor promoter polymorphism in inflammatory disease."
FDA issued a request to Shelhigh to recall all of its medical devices remaining in the marketplace, including hospital inventories, because of sterility concerns.
Calls to Maryland rape recovery centers rose 57 percent from October through December 2006, compared to the same time period in 2005.
AARP Illinois joined Governor Rod R. Blagojevich in pressing for what is the nation's most comprehensive health care reform initiative.
When the doctors arrived on the Gulf Coast a week after Hurricane Katrina, they needed medications for hypertension and congestive heart failure and diabetes.
Kinesia is a compact wireless system that uses accelerometers and gyroscopes to monitor three-dimensional motion.
Pressure BioSciences announced that it will unveil a patent-pending, lightweight, compressed air driven pressure cycling instrument (Barocycler NEP2320) at the 2007 BIO International Convention, being held May 6-9 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a DVD titled "Cross Training Respiratory Extenders for Medical Emergencies" to train health care professionals who are not respiratory care specialists to provide basic respiratory care and ventilator management to adult patients in any mass casualty event.
In an effort to be proactive in a community disaster or emergency, the Cumberland County Department of Social Services is creating a registry of people in our community who have handicaps or medical disabilities.
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