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Un informe oficial cuestiona el sistema para reportar y monitorear infecciones adquiridas en centros de salud. Los hospitales reciben bonos, o multas, según el número de casos.
More than 70 drugs approved from 2001 through 2010 ran into safety concerns later that resulted in withdrawals from the market, “black box” warnings or other actions.
“There is significant evidence that ICE does know about many of the deficiencies in its medical care system, but that it has failed to take swift and appropriate action,” the Human Rights Watch says in the report.
In the world of murky prices and “gotcha” medical bills, there are some things a patient can do in advance to avoid getting blindsided by the cost of care.
The HHS inspector general’s office found that Medicare should have done an in-depth review of suspicious or aberrant infection reports from scores of hospitals.
A bill pending in California’s Legislature, sponsored by an influential health care union, would require hospitals and clinics to pay minimum wage to student trainees.
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Minnesota, Kansas, Maryland, Illinois, Arizona, Wisconsin, Ohio and California.
California lawmakers consider a bill to use state money to help homeless Medi-Cal patients pay rent — shifting their focus from sheer survival to wellness. The move could save taxpayers millions, advocates say.
A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report finds that the percentage of prescriptions filled using such coupons increased from 13 percent to 19 percent between 2013 and 2016. In other pharma industry news: Mylan, Pfizer and what seniors can do if they are denied coverage of a drug by Medicare.
Several public health officials endorse using a federal law to slash hepatitis C drug prices in Louisiana and avoid drug bills that could cripple the state budget.
Pase lo que pase con el Obamacare, es bastante seguro que una tendencia en la atención de salud continuará: cada vez más personas tendrán planes de salud con deducibles altos. Cómo enfrentarlos.
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost issues.
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical pricing.
Despite pressure from the White House and GOP leaders, Republicans have not yet secured enough votes to pass their health law replacement bill. Here’s a look at their choices going forward.
The federal health law has opened up new options for young adults but it can sometimes be confusing. A quick guide to the choices.
You might save money on premiums with a high-deductible health plan only to find you’re spending more on the back end. These tips will help you minimize your expenses for medical treatment and prescriptions.
Opinion writers consider what’s behind the current buzz words in the debate over the Affordable Care Act’s future.
The Washington Post digs into the National Institutes of Health budget to find out what the money will go toward.
The School Nutrition Association, which represents companies that sell food to schools, has been lobbying against the standards on federally funded program.
Estudiar medicina es una opción popular entre los jóvenes puertorriqueños. Pero muchos graduados están yéndose, eligiendo mejores oportunidades de trabajo, a pesar de las crecientes y urgentes necesidades de salud de Puerto Rico.