Centers for Disease Control

Nov 28 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite growth of these plans, price shopping, cost discussions with doctors are rarely happening, researchers find.
Petya cyberattack cost Merck $135 million
Oct 27 | Jessica Davis
Third-quarter revenue for the global pharma giant was drastically reduced in part by the temporary production shutdown, higher demand…
Supervising pharmacist convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak
Oct 26 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Prosecutors said 76 people died, more than 750 sickened from tainted injections after…
Oct 24 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Emergency room overcrowding is caused by lack of access to care, and the focus should be there, ACEP says.
chronic disease spending
Oct 24 | Jeff Lagasse
In Massachusetts alone, the number of people with three or more chronic diseases is expected to…
Healthcare pros: Healthier population will lower costs
Oct 19 | Jeff Lagasse
Programs to improve health for employees focus on common-sense approaches such as quitting…
Kaiser pledges $1M for Puerto Rico relief
Sep 29 | Beth Jones Sanborn
California healthcare giant made identical pledge to International Medical Corps to help Mexico's earthquake recovery.
Anthem reduces opioid prescriptions
Aug 28 | Susan Morse
Anthem-affiliated health plans are limited to seven days for the initial prescription for short-acting opioids.
Aug 23 | Susan Morse
Interventions lead to fewer prescriptions, less opioid consumption by aggressively limiting opioid dose and duration of therapy at the…
Aug 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Included in the efforts are testing for deadly drug-resistant bacteria and a new…