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September 22, 2021

Financial Incentives Can Be Effective in Increasing Clinical Trial Participation Financial Incentives Can Be Effective in Increasing Clinical Trial Participation

(Reuters Health) – Offering potential clinical trial participants money to sign up may be an effective way to boost enrollment, a new study suggests. An analysis […]
September 10, 2021

After 9/11, One Student’s Mission Became Healthcare for All Disaster Victims After 9/11, One Student’s Mission Became Healthcare for All Disaster Victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) – On September 11, 2001, Lila Nordstrom was taking an architecture class on the 10th floor of Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan, […]
September 10, 2021

US Government to Tackle Medicare Drug Payments to Try to Cut Costs US Government to Tackle Medicare Drug Payments to Try to Cut Costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Thursday unveiled its promised initiative aimed at cutting drug prices, saying it will test new ways to reduce […]
August 3, 2021

Abbott Labs to Pay $160 Mln Over Kickbacks, False Diabetes Claims to Medicare Abbott Labs to Pay $160 Mln Over Kickbacks, False Diabetes Claims to Medicare

(Reuters) – Abbott Laboratories will pay $160 million to resolve claims that two of its units submitted false claims to Medicare by providing kickbacks to diabetes […]
July 22, 2021

State AGs Urge Support for Landmark $26 Bln Opioid Settlement State AGs Urge Support for Landmark $26 Bln Opioid Settlement

(Reuters) – A group of state attorneys general unveiled on Wednesday a landmark $26 billion settlement with large drug companies for allegedly fueling the deadly nationwide […]
July 22, 2021

Healthcare-Related Conflicts of Interest Common Among US Lawmakers Healthcare-Related Conflicts of Interest Common Among US Lawmakers

(Reuters Health) – More than one-third of U.S. members of Congress have held investments in the healthcare industry in recent years, including members who serve on […]
May 26, 2021

Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage

Help wanted ad: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is looking for primary care specialists and psychiatrists “to keep our Nation safe,” a CIA online job ad […]
May 24, 2021

FBI Says Conti Ransomware Gang Has Hit 16 US Health and Emergency Networks FBI Says Conti Ransomware Gang Has Hit 16 US Health and Emergency Networks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that the same group of online extortionists blamed for striking the Irish health system last week have […]
March 17, 2021

EU Regulators Team Up With US and UK on Pharmaceutical Mergers EU Regulators Team Up With US and UK on Pharmaceutical Mergers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust enforcers have teamed up with their U.S. and British counterparts to share expertise on how to examine mergers in the pharmaceutical […]
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