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Obama rejects idea of delaying medical device tax
Dec 14, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
President Barack Obama rejected the idea of delaying the implementation of a 2.3 percent medical device tax slated ...
Retail clinics gain in popularity
Dec 13, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The use of retail clinics for medical services is on the rise, according to a new survey from healthcare market research publisher ...
Democratic senators request delay for medical device tax
Dec 11, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid last week, 18 Democratic senators and senators-elect ...
Q&A: Jeffrey Brenner, MD, discusses the nation's failing healthcare system
Dec 07, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Jeffrey Brenner, MD, is on a mission to improve the quality and cost of ...
Healthcare gains 20K jobs in November; unemployment rate drops to 7.7 percent
Dec 07, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The healthcare industry added 20,000 jobs to the nation's economy in November, the ...
Leaders must create a culture where staff can be 'habitually excellent'
Dec 07, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
An organization that has a leader focused on striving for excellence is capable of ...
FDA joins public-private partnership to speed medical device approvals
Dec 04, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it is part of the first ...
Cost of treating morbidly obese patients continues to trend up
Dec 03, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The costs associated with treating morbidly obese patients continue to rise, according to a report ...
Physician salaries to trend up slightly in 2013
Nov 29, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Physicians in all care settings will see a slight pay hike in 2013, with salaries expected to rise by an average of ...
Hernia repair device market reaches $3.5B
Nov 27, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The hernia repair device market has grown at a steady pace of 4.8 percent per year since 2008, reaching $3.5 billion in ...

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