- Developer to transform old hospital into apartments Updated: May-31-16 5:02 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The former Madison Center children's hospital on North Niles Avenue is being transformed by a local developer into co-living apartments.
- 3rd party to assess Nashville General Hospital's finances Updated: May-31-16 4:44 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Nashville Mayor Megan Barry says an independent third party will assess the finances and governance of Nashville General Hospital.
- Company opening kidney dialysis clinic in Aberdeen Updated: May-30-16 7:31 pm
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - A company with kidney dialysis clinics in Sioux Falls, Mitchell and Rosebud is opening a facility in Aberdeen.
- Senators unveil their version of Louisiana operating budget Updated: May-30-16 6:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's senators prioritized home- and community-based services for the elderly and disabled Monday as they crafted their version of next year's nearly $26 billion state operating budget, which would leave the TOPS college tuition program and safety net hospitals short.
- Small fire prompts evacuation of 22 at Maine facility Updated: May-30-16 12:31 pm
GRAY, Maine - Officials in Maine say a small fire at an assisted living facility in Gray prompted the early morning evacuation of 22 residents.
- Romania charges 77 doctors in bribery case Updated: May-30-16 12:29 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian prosecutors say they have charged dozens of doctors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid for vacations for them in India in exchange for promoting anti-cancer medicine to patients.
- Device, drug firms spent $3.8M in Treasure Valley in 2014 Updated: May-29-16 12:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Robert Wechsler calls himself "the Rain Man of epilepsy for Idaho." A neurologist who specializes in seizure disorders, Wechlser also says that because of his work with the pharmaceutical industry, he is something of a "hired gun ... who comes in and talks about a drug."
- Feds reach agreement on South Dakota IHS hospital funding Updated: May-28-16 2:51 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Indian Health Service and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have reached an agreement to maintain a federal funding source for a government hospital in South Dakota found to have serious deficiencies.
- State grants variance request for Cincinnati abortion clinic Updated: May-27-16 11:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Cincinnati abortion clinic can legally continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies, under a decision from the state's health director on Friday.
- State OKs transfer of hospital obstetrics unit Updated: May-27-16 7:40 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's health agency has given conditional approval to the transfer of obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to two affiliated hospitals.
- Venezuelan boy's death sparks anger over health care crisis Updated: May-27-16 6:36 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation's collapsed health care system.
- Ulta Salon, FEI and Vanda Pharma rise while Terex slumps Updated: May-27-16 4:43 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:
- Lawmakers OK bill to avoid health care pricing ballot fight Updated: May-26-16 8:00 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at avoiding a battle over a health care pricing ballot question.
- Mississippi high court won't reconsider drug-pricing case Updated: May-26-16 7:13 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court is standing by its decision to uphold a $30 million judgment for the state in a Medicaid drug-pricing lawsuit.
- Fourth missionary injured in Brussels attack out of hospital Updated: May-26-16 5:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A 66-year-old Mormon missionary who suffered severe burns on more than one-third of his body in the Brussels airport bombing has been released from the hospital.
- Phoenix VA hospital blocks medical marijuana presentation Updated: May-26-16 3:24 pm
PHOENIX - A doctor is upset after the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix blocked her from giving a lecture about marijuana's effect on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Starboard pushes to toss Depomed's entire board Updated: May-26-16 2:08 pm
NEW YORK - Activist investor Starboard Value said Thursday that it wants to hold a meeting with Depomed's shareholders to discuss dumping all of the pharmaceutical company's board members and replace them with its own candidates.
- Maquoketa hospital officials consider building new facility Updated: May-26-16 1:43 pm
MAQUOKETA, Iowa - An aging and oversized hospital in Maquoketa will likely be replaced with a new hospital.
- WHO: Nearly 960 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years Updated: May-26-16 11:36 am
WASHINGTON - Nearly 960 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday that highlighted an alarming disrespect for the protection of health care in war by both governments and armed groups.
- Rate filings for individual Alaska health plans due in July Updated: May-25-16 7:28 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The lone insurance company expected to offer individual health policies to Alaskans next year will have until mid-July to make its requests for rate changes.
- Insurers, air ambulances would consider rate negotiation Updated: May-25-16 6:45 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana health insurance providers and representatives of air ambulance companies said Wednesday they would at least consider negotiations and possibly binding arbitration as a way to set acceptable rates and prevent air ambulance patients from being shocked by their bills.
- The Latest: Senate gives final OK to patient caregiver bill Updated: May-25-16 4:29 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Latest on a bill aimed at providing more information to patient caregivers (all times local):
- FDA delay raises slim hope for muscular dystrophy drug Updated: May-25-16 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
- Sanofi wants to dump Medivation's board after rejected deal Updated: May-25-16 11:00 am
NEW YORK - French drug company Sanofi is trying to toss the entire board at Medivation after the U.S. drugmaker rejected its $9.3 billion takeover bid.
- State hospital employees to keep their jobs Updated: May-25-16 8:55 am
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says that about 70 state dietary service workers who were scheduled to be fired will keep their jobs.