Shareholders vote to merge; court allows patent case to proceed.
Network and some Republicans demand open media reporting of proceedings.
Committee says Novartis is trying to circumvent minority shareholder protections.
Excellent growth potential for biomedical engineers, among other professions.
Method not effective for back, but can be used for diabetic nerve pain.
The two companies' products will cover 70 percent of global vision care sector.
Appellate court upholds award against Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc.
Costs can be reduced by lesser utilization and lower premiums, agency says.
Support for the bill expressed by leading medical associations.
ONC also has proposal for Electronic Health Record Incentive Program standards.
Non-prosecution agreement for unapproved medical devices and promotion.
Settlement resolves Medicare claims on home services.
OxyVu maker files for Chapter 11 and requests private sale approval.
Agreement settles investigation into Guidant Corporation's marketing practices.
"We're incredibly close," the president said of health care reform.
Christmas Eve morning vote endorses landmark health reform legislation.
Companies subpoenaed regarding cardiac rhythm devices and groups.
Brain scan led to risk of cancer, suit alleges.
A medico-legal entry from DOTmed Business News.
Read about a case in Wisconsin in which patient information was alleged to come out in a bankruptcy filing.
Bill with Manager's Amendment passes on party lines. Read details of the breaking health care reform news.
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has recently introduced legislation to address Medicare payment fraud through giving the federal government more time to reimburse Medicare providers if waste, fraud or abuse is suspected.
A federal case review from the pages of DOTmed Business News.
A medico-legal entry from DOTmed Business News
President-Elect Wilson promises continued work with Senate on patient and physician issues in bill.
CBO says bill with amendment will reduce deficit by $132 billion over ten years.
AMEPA president explains the challenges and inequities in the program. Accreditation and the surety bond are the real anti-fraud measures, Rob Brant says.
Defense appropriations bill has two-month delay.
Medicare and public options appear to be out as negotiations continue.
Report offers regulatory solution to avoid improper financial relationships.
False Claims Act enables fighting health care fraud.
Witnesses affirm need for domestic Mo-99 legislation. National security challenges influence long-term nuclear medicine supply planning.
New Jersey ASC did not violate laws on self-referral or waiving payment.
Dems reach agreement in moderate and progressive factions as amendment voting continues.
FDA offers more information; STERIS responds to customers. Read a detailed timeline.
Settlement would resolve some claims regarding use of Ingenix database.
Medicare proposes to cover treatment strategies under clinical study protocols.
Being a woman is not a "pre-existing condition," says Senator Mikulski.
Agency takes action to preserve competition for infectious waste collection services.
Infection risk increases with length of ICU stay.
Senators offer amendments on women's health, Medicare cuts, insurance antitrust.
Unnecessary image series could be public health concern.
RSNA presentation shows potential to reduce biopsies, improve ultrasound specificity.
Executive Order creates commission to consider ethics in policies and practices.
Republicans riled, Democrats gathering support as legislation readies for further debate.
Grants will assist community college training programs; blog offers chance to comment on health IT issues.