The Department of Justice approved Cigna’s $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts on Monday, noting the deal probably won’t hamper competition across the healthcare space or cause harm to consumers.
As the Mid-Atlantic states prepare for rain to continue through the next few days after Hurricane Florence with catastrophic flooding, the long-term impact on health systems could be severe once the waters subside, according to a report from PwC.
Mayo Clinic and Medica have teamed up to develop health insurance products and services in a new joint agreement. The move is being touted as a care coordination partnership with local providers and Mayo Clinic specialists.
The role that physicians play in the opioid crisis is coming into focus after a new study found that nearly 30 percent of prescriptions over the last decade were provided to patients without a medical reason.
Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, affects more than five million Americans, but the cause of it is still somewhat of a mystery. Now, a new theory has emerged—is the disease caused by bacteria, virus, fungus or a parasite?
Texas Children’s Hospital has fired a nurse after she posted information about a child testing positive for measles to Facebook. The woman commented about the child’s symptoms in a group dedicated to so-called “anti-vaxxers,” who question the safety and effectiveness of vaccinations.
On the heels of a new $350 million investment from private equity group The Carlyle Group, One Medical is setting its sights even higher—aiming to reduce healthcare spending by 10 percent, CNBC reported.
The family of deceased rock star Prince is suing a doctor they said prescribed pain pills, claiming the physician did not treat him for opiate addiction and bears some responsibility for his April 2016 death.