Dr. Gajendra Singh is suing to overturn North Carolina’s “certificate of need” law. Dr. Gajendra Singh walked out of his local hospital’s outpatient department last year, having been told an ultrasound
Medical experts apparently found multiple instances of unsafe recommendations by the system. Last year, studies presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting showed that IBM was
(CNN) — A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent
We all have life events that distract us from work from time to time — an ailing family member, a divorce, the death of a friend. You can’t expect someone to be at their best at such times. But as a manager
There was a time when the American steel industry seemed invincible. The American automotive industry looked rock-solid. American consumer electronics industry seemed untouchable. In every one of these
How can hospitals and health systems generate a return on their investment in their physician enterprises? According to the most recent figures, from the American Medical Association, over 25% of U.S.
For as long as I have been in the field, health economics has been dominated by the idea that the free market can’t work in health care. Being a contrarian, I’m prepared to ask: What if the free market
Genetic testing services have become enormously popular with people looking for long-lost relatives or clues to hereditary diseases. Most never imagined that one day intimate pieces of their DNA could
Yet another hacker crew has been battering the healthcare industry in recent months. But rather than just aim for the PCs, its also gotten footholds on the computers controlling X-Ray, MRI and other medical
I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people. After all, that's
In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly,
Euthanasia advocate displays ‘Sarco’, a pod that fills with nitrogen, which he hopes will one day be available as a 3D-printable device A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mylan N.V.’s (MYL.O) emergency allergy antidote EpiPen is in short supply in Canada and Britain, but remains available in the United States, the treatment’s manufacturer said on Friday.
By Meagan Flynn Meagan Flynn Morning Mix reporter Email Bio Follow For the past few years, Texas’s maternal mortality rate was so high it seemed unbelievable. As it turns out, according to a study released
The inspiration arrived in a haze at a Paul McCartney concert a few years ago in San Francisco. "People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up," says Matthew Springer,
A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that
• Direct primary care is a small but fast-growing movement of doctors who don't accept insurance and instead charges a monthly membership fee.• At a time when many are feeling pressure from high healthcare
Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests. Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away academic
“Something’s wrong,” the woman told the young doctor, her face lined with worry. “This is not my husband.” The 68-year-old man lay unmoving in the hospital bed, his eyes dull, his face expressionless.