Sources say Amazon has shelved its plan to distribute and sell pharmaceutical products partly because the company was not able to get hospitals interested in changing their current processes for purchasing pharmaceuticals.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar, who stayed at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indiana for one day under observation, returned to work on Tuesday, according to a statement from HHS, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Indiana, and Texas.
FDA in a statement announcing the guidance says "pure and highly concentrated caffeine products are much more potent" than most products that commonly contain caffeine—such as coffee, soda, and tea—"and can cause serious health effects, including rapid or dangerously erratic heartbeat, seizures, and death."
Despite the predictions of many pundits last year, the Affordable Care Act's exchanges have not imploded—but analysts are raising red flags all over again in light of the Trump administration's plans for the 2019 open enrollment period.
A new study finds adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy greatly improved the odds of survival among patients with the most common type of lung cancer—but Advisory Board's Deidre Saulet cautions that these "groundbreaking" treatments require careful oversight.
Creating a successful telehealth program requires a thorough understanding of the consumers in your market. Learn four characteristics of today's telehealth patients and discover the factors that are most likely to convince those who haven't yet scheduled a virtual visit to take the plunge.