Steven Porter is editor at HealthLeaders Media.
The new top finance executive was hired by the system five years ago. His promotion sets off a chain of leadership changes.
The drug-maker allegedly used a charitable foundation to boost its own revenues by covering the copays of Medicare patients taking the company's drugs.
The former executive has signed a consultancy contract with the organization he just left.
Williston-based staffers see 'some vindication in the acknowledgment of these shared frustrations' with their colleagues in Bismarck.
Proponents praised the measure as a way to give patients more options, while critics warned the move could unleash proverbial 'snake oil salesmen' on seriously ill patients.
The brief message to global health leaders noted they should 'contribute their fair share to pharmaceutical innovation.'
The 5-4 decision upholds legality of arbitration clauses in employment contracts.
Winners 'have unlocked some important secrets' in getting the most out of their physician assistants, the AAPA head said.
In a statement, the directors said they 'fully support the leadership' following a mass resignation by members of the medical executive committee.
Celgene tops the list of manufacturers being accused of 'gaming tactics' that can impede, or even halt, the development of generics.