Doctors identified a type of dementia that may be more common than Alzheimer's disease, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal Brain. Here's why some experts are calling this "the most important dementia finding in years."
Melissa Freeman has been practicing internal medicine for almost 65 years and currently has a medical practice in New York City where she specializes in treating opioid misuse, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, New York, and Texas.
After Hasan Shanawani's father was taken to the hospital with a spinal fracture, Shanawani—chief informatics officer for quality and safety at the Department of Veterans Affairs—embarked on a frustrating journey trying to navigate the "broken" United States health care system, Judith Graham writes for Kaiser Health News.
A federal jury on Thursday found five former Insys Therapeutics executives, including founder and former CEO John Kapoor, guilty of racketeering charges in a rare criminal case that accused drug company executives of contributing to the opioid epidemic.
A new law in New Hampshire aims to help nurses with substance use disorder recover and keep their license by encouraging to self-report their condition, Shawne Wickham reports for the New Hampshire Union Leader.
Dave Summitt, Chief Information Security Officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, last week urged members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to take action to stop spam callers that target hospitals and threaten patient safety nationwide.
The United States' total prescription drug costs are not expected to decrease if CMS finalizes a rule designed to prohibit drugmakers from paying rebates to pharmacy benefit managers, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Thursday.