April 01, 2020 | by Nqaba Matshazi

DOJ Slaps Anthem With Lawsuit Over Medicare Fraud

Anthem Lawsuit

April 01, 2020

DOJ Slaps Anthem With Lawsuit Over Medicare Fraud

The Department of Justice has hit Anthem Inc with a lawsuit, accusing the insurer of knowingly

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gambling addictions

March 26, 2020

5 Things You Should Know About Gambling Addiction During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Gambling addiction is a physical and psychological inability to stop gambling, and one that can

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ER wait time

March 06, 2020

25-Year-Old Teacher Dies After Hours-Long ER Wait

Froedtert Hospital staff did not check on a 25-year-old Wisconsin daycare teacher’s vital signs

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Gilead’s drug remdesivir

February 26, 2020

Gilead’s Drug Remdesivir Could Treat Coronavirus, According to WHO

American biotech firm Gilead Sciences could help treat the deadly coronavirus, via its drug

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Verana Health

February 25, 2020

Verana Health Buys Pya Analytics and Raises $100 Million to Expand Operations

Verana Health announced, earlier this month, the acquisition of PYA Analytics and the closing of a

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Practice Fusion

February 13, 2020

Healthcare Software Firm Fined $145 Million for Opioid Kickbacks

Health care company Practice Fusion has been fined $145M for taking kickbacks related to an opioid

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Coronavirus Vaccine

February 08, 2020

Drugmakers Work to Create Coronavirus Vaccine

Drugmakers are working to develop a vaccine that could protect against the novel Coronavirus. With

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DuPage Medical

February 05, 2020

DuPage Medical To Open Two New Centers Worth $60m

DuPage Medical is planning to open two new centers in Oak Lawn and Westmont worth a total of about

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Coronavirus in Illinois

February 02, 2020

One Illinois Resident Diagnosed With Coronavirus Remains in Isolation

A Chicago woman diagnosed with coronavirus remains in good condition in isolation, officials have

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national suicide hotline

January 25, 2020

The Case for a 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

Experts say a proposed 3-digit suicide hotline could reduce stigma surrounding mental health and

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vaping devices banned

December 01, 2019

The American Medical Association wants e-cigarettes and vaping devices banned

The American Medical Association called November 19th for an immediate ban on all electronic

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health insurance if self-employed

November 20, 2019

Group Health Insurance Plan – How to Get One if You are Self-Employed?

Health insurance is incredibly important to not only keep you and your family healthy, but it can

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doctor sexual discrimination

October 09, 2019

Doctor Publicly speaks out about sexual discrimination at work

A female doctor has spoken out about her experiences with sexual discrimination at work, and the

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ian tong doctor on demand

August 04, 2019

[Podcast] Doctor on Demand & the Future of Personalized Telemedicine

Meet doctor Ian Tong, Chief Medical Officer @ Doctor On Demand, a video consultation service that

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healthcare costs

July 14, 2019

Bipartisan efforts to control healthcare costs through new legislation continue

Healthcare system costs continue to be in the centre of political debate, despite some

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Livongo

July 07, 2019

Healthtech startup Livongo just filed to go public to cover losses and keep growing

Healthtech startup Livongo just filed to go public, June 28th, with quick revenue growth as well

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UnitedHealthcare

June 02, 2019

UnitedHealthcare Named, Once Again, the Most Valuable Healthcare Brand

The 2019 report from Brand Finance on the top 25 healthcare brands was just published on May 22nd.

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Amazon-Berkshire-JPM

March 23, 2019

Amazon-Berkshire-JPM’s Healthcare Org. hires new leader

Brief:      Sandhya Rao has been hired as vice president of clinical strategy following the

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Surprise Medical Bills

March 08, 2019

U.S. Senate Works On Legislation To Curb Surprise Medical Bills

A bipartisan Senate health care price transparency working group has released draft legislation

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Medicare for All Bill

March 07, 2019

New ‘Medicare for All’ Bill in the Senate and Why Does it Matter?

On February 27, 2019, Pramila Jayapal, an American politician and activist from the state of

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