The deal by which the insurer Highmark will buy West Penn Alleghany Health System is described by Pennsylvania's insurance commissioner as the most complex and extensive in his agency's history. The new entity will be renamed Allegheny Health Network. >>>
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is counting on physicians to offer insights into complaints about the da Vinci robot, which is under scrutiny in lawsuits and medical board reviews as never before. >>>
Healthcare merger and acquisition activity was down in both deal volume and deal value in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the last quarter of 2012, says a new report. >>>
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has unveiled a proposed rule that would pay rewards of nearly $10 million to Medicare beneficiaries and other whistleblowers whose fraud tips identify and recover funds. >>>
Clinicians can suffer emotional and physical trauma while caring for patients of mass casualty events. Because staff might be too busy or distracted to look out for themselves, employers must provide support services for hospital workers. >>>
Nearly 43% of respondents surveyed by the Premier Healthcare Alliance say their organizations will make their biggest capital investments in healthcare information technology and telecommunications in 2013, up 21% from two years ago. >>>
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