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J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Sebelius could face health-reg fight
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could find herself pitted between top Democrats on Capitol Hill...
Tenet’s plan to buy back debt moves forward
  Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Tuesday that a plan to rearrange its debt is moving on schedule. When the...
HCA 2Q up 3.9% on higher revenue, fewer bad-debt provisions
HCA Inc.'s second-quarter profit grew 3.9% as the hospital chain reported higher revenue and fewer bad-debt provisions...
Diabetes drug maker hid test data on risks, files indicate
In the fall of 1999, the drug giant SmithKline Beecham secretly began a study to find out if its diabetes medicine...
Obama Signs Law That Redefines False Claims Act Terms
President Barack Obama last week signed the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009, which gives additional...
Hospitals, nonprofits face tougher IRS forms
Beginning with their 2008 tax filing, hospitals and other nonprofit entities must complete a newly expanded Form 990...
Hospital 'hole in bucket' patched
Nearly two years ago, St. Vincent's Healthcare in Jacksonville, FL, gave Charlton Memorial Hospital a line of credit to...
Scandal dampens Boston hospitals' galas
An near-altercation last weekend between Robert Jaffe and 9 West founder Jerome Fisher dampened a society party at...
Magazine: Armchair Finance
A chief executive officer's first responsibility is to the shareholder. That's the refrain we hear so often to...