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Maryland-based Anne Arundel Medical Center and Doctors Community Health System have merged to form a new health system dubbed Luminus Health.

The American Medical Association is joining forces with healthcare groups to urge policymakers to make changes to remove barriers to opioid addiction treatment.

The rate of uninsured Americans rose for the first time in roughly a decade in 2018, and the Trump administration is placing the blame of the trend squarely on Obamacare.

Some drugs to treat and prevent heartburn may contain traces of human carcinogens, according to a Sept. 13 warning from the FDA.

Purdue Pharma, a drug manufacturer and maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in the fallout of thousands of lawsuits targeting the company for its role in the national opioid abuse and overdose epidemic.

 

Civica Rx, a not-for-profit drug company with $100 million in funding that aims to combat drug shortages, has inked its next deal with Exela Pharma Sciences to supply its membership of hospitals with sodium bicarbonate injections.

Fresh off the heels of its announcement to enter primary care with its own clinic, retail giant Walmart is preparing a big push into the healthcare space.

 

Two major companies are joining forces in a 10-year strategic partnership to accelerate healthcare innovation through digital technologies.

The rate of uninsured Americans in 2018 rose for the first time since the Affordable Care Act went into place, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

Technology giant Apple has announced three new medical studies it will be involved in with major names in the healthcare space, including leading academic and research institutions.

The Trump administration plans to take on e-cigarette use after an outbreak of severe lung disease related to their use caused more than 450 injuries and 6 deaths around the country.

Administering specialty drugs in physicians’ offices and patients’ homes instead of in-hospital could improve care and cut healthcare spending in the U.S. by $4 billion each year, according to a Sept. 9 report from UnitedHealth Group.