Drugmaker Allergan on Friday announced that it had transferred patents for its eye drug Restasis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe—a move that some legal experts say could give pharmaceutical companies a new avenue to block patent disputes from generic drug companies.
While many people begin the day with a small meal and finish with a large dinner, a new study suggests the opposite approach—"breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper"—could help regulate your metabolism and aid weight loss, Roni Rabin writes for the New York Times' "Well."
There's one, last-ditch effort from to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act before the Sept. 30 reconciliation deadline. Here's what you need to know about the Cassidy-Graham plan, which is expected to be released this week.
About 3 percent of ED visits are "avoidable"—and a significant number of those avoidable visits involve health issues that the ED "is not fully equipped to treat," according to study in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.
After weathering Hurricane Irma—and making some time for a young patient's birthday party—many Florida hospitals are starting to resume regular operations while preparing to care for patients affected by the storm.
Lakeland Health implemented a new patient monitoring system that uploads patients' vital signs directly to their EHRs and generates automated alert scores—eliminating transcribing errors, freeing up nurses to spend more time with patients, and ultimately cutting cardiac and respiratory arrests by more than half, Bill Siwicki writes for Healthcare IT News.