The University of Utah violated state procurement laws in the way it handled a controversial deal with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, according to a legislative audit released this week. The findings prompted a top state lawmaker to describe the arrangement as perfectly...
CLEVELAND - In recent years, doctors nationwide have lamented ever-rising drug prices that are limiting patient access to crucial medicines and undermining hospital finances. But a ballot initiative in Ohio is flipping that script.
The Trump administration has gone nine months without a permanent drug czar. But within hours of the announcement that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) had withdrawn his name from consideration on Tuesday, the D.C. rumor mill was up and running.
Six D.C. council members expressed disapproval Tuesday regarding a request from a consulting firm to renew its contract at cost of $4.2 million to continue managing the troubled United Medical Center, the city’s only public hospital.
BEND, Ore. - St. Charles Health System announced layoffs, pay cuts and other measures Tuesday to cover an operating income shortfall of up to $35 million for the coming year that it blamed on higher costs, lower revenue -- and the Oregon Legislature.
I hear every so often that we should keep politics out of health care. That may be true for partisan politics, but I believe that political oversight of health care policy, when done right, can be beneficial.