August 16, 2018
Preliminary data from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics show more than 72,200 U.S. residents died from drug-related overdoses in 2017.
August 14, 2018
Insys Therapeutics in a release says it has reached an agreement in principle with the Department of Justice to settle the department's criminal and civil investigations "into inappropriate sales and commercial practices by some former company employees."
August 3, 2018
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
August 1, 2018
As fewer physicians prescribe opioids, a growing number of patients are being prescribed an injectable anti-inflammatory drug to treat their back pain—despite the drug's manufacturer warning against injecting the drug along the spine.
July 20, 2018
July 13, 2018
CMS' Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule includes an initial 3% reduction in Medicare Part B payments for new drugs, new codes to expand providers' telehealth billing options, and more.
July 12, 2018
It is unclear whether House leaders will bring to the floor a fiscal year 2019 HHS spending bill, approved yesterday by the House Appropriations Committee.
July 10, 2018
Episodes of violence are becoming more common and severe in U.S. emergency departments (EDs), prompting ED clinicians to push for tighter security and policies to protect clinicians who are in harm's way.
July 3, 2018
Uttam Dhillon, who most recently served as deputy White House counsel, is now the new acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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