Idaho

In Remote Idaho, A Tiny Facility Lights The Way For Stressed Rural Hospitals

ARCO, Idaho — Just before dusk on an evening in early March, Mimi Rosenkrance set to work on her spacious cattle ranch to vaccinate...
Health Law

Where There’s Willingness, There’s A Way For Congress And Trump To Fix Health Law

Now that the GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in limbo, is there a way to make it work...
Orphan Drug

GAO To Launch Investigation Of FDA’s Orphan Drug Program

Acting on a request from three influential U.S. senators, the government’s accountability arm confirmed that it will investigate potential abuses of the Orphan Drug...
mental healthcare bill

All You Need To Know About The Mental Healthcare Bill

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, aims to provide provide for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness and ensure these persons have...
wall street

Wall Street Dips In Dramatic Session As Healthcare Bill Withdrawn

A dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their...
healthcare startups

Why Most Healthcare Startups Are Bleeding

Slow growth, difficulty in getting all the stakeholders, including consumers, on board, lack of healthcare mentors and medical professionals have made it difficult for...
rare diseases

Drugmakers Help Turn Patients With Rare Diseases Into D.C. Lobbyists

WASHINGTON — Wearing a blue T-shirt and worn jeans, Marc Yale stood near the welcome pole at the annual Rare Disease Legislative Advocates conference handing...
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Geriatricians Can Help Aging Patients Navigate Multiple Ailments

For months, Teresa Christensen’s 87-year-old mother, Genevieve, complained of pain from a nasty sore on her right foot. She stopped going to church. She...
Specialist Care

Los Angeles County Scores An E-Success In Managing Specialist Care

An electronic program launched in 2012 by Los Angeles County’s health care system has reduced wait times for specialty care and eliminated the need...

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

Facing acute risks to their businesses from Washington policymakers, health companies spent more than $2 million to buy access to the incoming Trump administration...