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Gilead Sciences raises stake in Galapagos as part of $5.1B deal
The two companies have partnered with each other previously on a drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Jul 14, 2019 17:16 UTC Health-Care Read More

Legacy Healthcare takes control of SD nursing homes in receivership
It's been a long road for many nursing facilities in the state, but stability appears to be on the horizon for one group. On July 1, Legacy Healthcare took over…
Jul 14, 2019 12:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Michigan Opioid Study Discusses Access to Primary Care Clinics for Patients with Chronic Pain
The findings in a study in the state of Michigan suggest that access to primary care may be reduced for patients taking prescription opioids. The study results…
Jul 14, 2019 09:56 UTC Health-Care Read More

How smartwatches could save lives by 'revolutionising' health care
Their popularity is booming across the world. But devices such as the Apple Watch could become much more than just the latest trendy gadget. Within a few…
Jul 14, 2019 04:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

Resident Hour Cap Does Not Harm Patients, New Study Confirms
Reductions in residency training hours do not significantly affect quality of patient care, including inpatient mortality, according to a study published online today…
Jul 11, 2019 21:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group announces plans to open in Tomball
Houston Methodist Primary Care Group will open in the Tomball Marketplace, located at the southwest corner of Hwy. 249 and FM 2920, in September,…
Jul 11, 2019 18:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

Point-of-Care Test Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
Point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein reduced antibiotic use in patients seen for acute COPD exacerbations; editorialists say the results are compelling.
Jul 11, 2019 17:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

CVS expands $59 telehealth video visits to Arkansas
CVS Health, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States, announced Wednesday that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has…
Jul 11, 2019 11:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Study says limits on residency work hours didn't affect doctor performance
The authors noted that physicians work in big teams in the hospital, which mutes the impact of any single doctor on the quality of patient care.
Jul 11, 2019 09:06 UTC Health-Care Read More

3 easy ways for conservatives to improve health savings accounts
The White House this week is hosting a listening session with conservatives on “Building Great Healthcare in America.” Where should this begin?
Jul 10, 2019 16:49 UTC Health-Care Read More

Proposed Mandatory Payment Model for Dialysis Could Have Skilled Nursing Promise
The federal government on Wednesday unveiled a new proposed payment model for certain kidney-related conditions, and several providers in the space say it…
Jul 10, 2019 15:33 UTC Health-Care Read More

New Cancer Drugs and Diagnostics in WHO Essential 2019 Lists
New cancer drugs and, for the first time, cancer diagnostic tests have been added to the 2019 WHO essentials lists.
Jul 10, 2019 13:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

UK health service signs up Amazon 'Alexa, my head hurts'
The UK government said Wednesday that Britons will be able to get an answer to this and other simple medical questions from the National Health *Service*…
Jul 10, 2019 12:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obamacare fate under debate in court
The lawsuit was filed after Congress zeroed out a tax the Affordable Care Act imposed on those without insurance.
Jul 10, 2019 07:49 UTC Health-Care Read More

Clearfield Commissioners Hear About Penn Highlands' Master Facilities Plan GantNews.com
Steve Fontaine, chief executive officer of Penn Highlands Healthcare (Photo by GANT News Editor Jessica Shirey). CLEARFIELD – Penn Highlands Healthcare…
Jul 10, 2019 05:06 UTC Health-Care Read More

Toledoans rally in support of Affordable Care Act
With a federal court beginning to hear arguments in the Texas v. U.S. lawsuit — the latest in a series of attempts to bring down the Affordable Care Act —…
Jul 09, 2019 23:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

Patients fear losing health insurance if Trump-backed lawsuit to gut ACA prevails
Janice Nathan's chronic medical condition dates to nearly a decade before the Affordable Care Act protected her from being denied insurance coverage…
Jul 09, 2019 22:53 UTC Health-Care Read More

Robotic surgery set to transform medical care in the Gulf
DUBAI: When it comes to man versus machine, many industries, including medical science, are at a critical juncture. Advancements in technology are creating a…
Jul 09, 2019 20:52 UTC Health-Care Read More

Michigan Gov. statement on Federal ACA case
Governor Gretchen Whitmer released a statement after the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals began hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the…
Jul 09, 2019 16:57 UTC Health-Care Read More

New Independent Home Care Alliance to Work on Industry's 'Dirty Little Secret'
From the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) to the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Partnership for Quality Home…
Jul 09, 2019 16:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

We need trustworthy data from consumer health devices
Data from consumer health devices can accelerate clinical research and fill knowledge gaps. But it must be held to the standards used in medical research.
Jul 09, 2019 08:50 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exclusive: Joe Biden on Obamacare and Medicare for All: 'Starting over would be, I think, a sin'
Joe Biden says he opposes fellow Democratic presidential contenders' push for a "Medicare for All" program because such an overhaul of the nation's health…
Jul 09, 2019 01:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Trying to Fix the Hyper-Competitive Residency Match
Imagine being glued to your phone or computer, unable to even go to the bathroom without it, afraid to scrub in to the operating room lest you miss a call, email,…
Jul 08, 2019 21:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

Meet Moxi, a robotic nurse assistant with heart eyes
Moxi is a robot designed to make nurses' lives easier. But the friendly bot is turning out to be a welcome presence for some patients, too.
Jul 08, 2019 11:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

Trump reshapes Obamacare without courts
Obamacare is facing its next big court challenge this week, but regardless of what the judges decide, President Donald Trump has already succeeded in…
Jul 08, 2019 05:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Anorexia: care team told patient, 18, to paint her nails
A mother has hit out at “target- obsessed” NHS staff for trying to treat her daughter's anorexia by painting her nails as new figures showed that hospital…
Jul 07, 2019 23:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

With Rural Health Care Stretched Thin, More Patients Turn To Telehealth
Telehealth turned Jill Hill's life around. The 63-year-old lives on the edge of rural Grass Valley, an old mining town in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Jul 07, 2019 20:03 UTC Health-Care Read More

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