Latest state to allow treatment has set up registration program.
Agent may be authorized to call in prescriptions.
Appeals court dismisses class action claim.
Court holds that health reform is constitutional.
A new report by the Institute of Medicine says nurses should take on leadership roles in health care overhaul, eliciting criticism from some doctors.
Information to be used for better communication of risks in medical products.
Federal agencies say that unauthorized use of product in surgery was deadly.
Records of murdered children will be sealed from public access.
Bill would establish new system of reporting and investigation of abuse.
Federal malpractice coverage would be extended under proposed legislation.
President will now consider legislation.
Bill would require public forum to determine impact of closing.
Program to help professionals apply law to public health situations.
Process helps in disclosing potential violations of Stark Law.
Company claims patents are unenforceable.
Education, prevention strategies focus on two deadly infections.
Providers and practitioners to be categorized according to risk potential.
Benefits and concerns over controversial program reviewed in hearing.
But Blue Cross says AG is acting unfairly in suit.
First time in decades that number of those with coverage has dropped.
Suit claims bone mill was wrongfully maligned in favor of more expensive product.
Real Benefits allegedly set up scheme selling fake policies.
Medical debt-related bankruptcies rise. But experts hope new legislation will bring relief.
A few final provisions on Medicare and insurance changes.
Report shows significant drop in surgical site infections.
Company files complaint against Drive Medical and China-based equipment manufacturer.
Texas medical board begins pain management clinic registration
Indictment alleges unapproved medical devices used in patients.
Company will be added to Thomson's health care and science division.
Incentives will be available for individuals to join wellness programs.
Suit claims LabCorp misused confidential information for referrals.
Serious reportable incidents including pressure sores have decreased in past year.
Exchanges to buy affordable health insurance will be implemented in each state.
Klobuchar, Franken target improvements in device approval process.
Agreement would address alleged deficiencies in women's health care for inmates.
Law to prevent doctor shopping, overdose.
Law will provide for standards in critical care transport.
Improvement shown in patient safety but more work needed.
Twenty-six societies want declaration that rule does not apply to physicians.
New reporting requirements on gifts to health care practitioners; tax on device makers.
Criminal laws expanded for organ theft, assaulting nurses.
Reforms would implement program for rural broadband access.
Organization argues medical residents should be considered students.
Company says evaluations and legal reviews support its position.
Claims former employees gave away IMRT tech secrets.
Case involves allegations of post-market studies kickbacks.
Former worker claims employment discrimination.
Programs with goals of better cost savings, quality of care.
Proposal would allow for more equitable payments.
Results could further use of electronic clinical decision support.