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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
FTC to Appeal Phoebe / Palmyra Decision
The Federal Trade Commission says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling this week to deny a preliminary injunction...
FDA doesn’t enforce standards for sterile healthcare products manufacturer
It's impossible for the public to know when regulators first discovered Bacillus cereus at H&P Industry's plant...
HHS: Federal Shutdown Would Halt OCR Rulemaking, Enforcement
Investigations by the Office for Civil Rights, the HIPAA privacy and security rule enforcer, would cease if the...
Red Flag Ruling a Victory for Physicians, AMA Says
The American Medical Association is applauding a federal appeals court's ruling that physicians who bill patients after...
Federal Judge in FL Declares Healthcare Law 'Void'
A federal judge in Pensacola, FL on Monday threw out as unconstitutional the entire Patient Protection and Affordable...
MD Appeals Court Upholds State's Physician Self-Referral Ban
A state law prohibiting physicians from referring patients for MRI, CT, and radiation therapy services to providers...
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...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
Software Freedom’s latest target is medical devices
Heart disease patients like Dick Cheney are vulnerable to buggy software and hack-attacks aimed straight at the devices...
Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management
With 50-70 percent of hospital admissions coming through the emergency department, it’s the key driver of profitability...