Agent may be authorized to call in prescriptions.
Latest state to allow treatment has set up registration program.
Appeals court dismisses class action claim.
Court holds that health reform is constitutional.
Information to be used for better communication of risks in medical products.
Federal agencies say that unauthorized use of product in surgery was deadly.
A new report by the Institute of Medicine says nurses should take on leadership roles in health care overhaul, eliciting criticism from some doctors.
Bill would establish new system of reporting and investigation of abuse.
Records of murdered children will be sealed from public access.
President will now consider legislation.
Federal malpractice coverage would be extended under proposed 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.
Education, prevention strategies focus on two deadly infections.
Company claims patents are unenforceable.
Providers and practitioners to be categorized according to risk potential.
But Blue Cross says AG is acting unfairly in suit.
Benefits and concerns over controversial program reviewed in hearing.
First time in decades that number of those with coverage has dropped.
Real Benefits allegedly set up scheme selling fake policies.
Suit claims bone mill was wrongfully maligned in favor of more expensive product.
Medical debt-related bankruptcies rise. But experts hope new legislation will bring relief.
A few final provisions on Medicare and insurance changes.
Texas medical board begins pain management clinic registration
Company files complaint against Drive Medical and China-based equipment manufacturer.
Report shows significant drop in surgical site infections.
Indictment alleges unapproved medical devices used in patients.
Incentives will be available for individuals to join wellness programs.
Company will be added to Thomson's health care and science division.
Serious reportable incidents including pressure sores have decreased in past year.
Suit claims LabCorp misused confidential information for referrals.
Klobuchar, Franken target improvements in device approval process.
Exchanges to buy affordable health insurance will be implemented in each state.
Law to prevent doctor shopping, overdose.
Law will provide for standards in critical care transport.
Improvement shown in patient safety but more work needed.
Agreement would address alleged deficiencies in women's health care for inmates.
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.
Company says evaluations and legal reviews support its position.
Reforms would implement program for rural broadband access.
Organization argues medical residents should be considered students.
Claims former employees gave away IMRT tech secrets.
Case involves allegations of post-market studies kickbacks.
Programs with goals of better cost savings, quality of care.
Former worker claims employment discrimination.
Results could further use of electronic clinical decision support.
Proposal would allow for more equitable payments.