As Amazon continues its push into health care, the company has bolstered its health and wellness offerings, but a recent customer story showcases the difficulties Amazon faces in the "largely unregulated" supplement market—and the potential risks for consumers, Louise Matsakis reports for Wired.
In the previously undisclosed settlement, which was anonymously sent to at least two news outlets, Mercy Health—Fairfield Hospital did not admit to wrongdoing. A spokesperson defended its care and said, "The public nature of these details is very disappointing—both for our ministry and the patient's family who had wished to keep this legal matter private."
The move will allow members to receive services and prescriptions at their standard co-payment rate through MinuteClinic locations in certain CVS and Target stores, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Missouri, New York, and Texas.
Allergan on Wednesday announced a global recall of the company's Biocell textured breast implants, after FDA found a link between the implants and a sharp increase in cases of and deaths involving a rare cancer.
A federal judge who earlier this year struck down Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's approval of Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire, but it is unclear how the judge will rule in the latest case.