A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
05/01/2013 - WBOY 12. By April Kaull.
MORGANTOWN - There's a new way to have your blood pressure taken. It's called Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring. It's a device that monitors your blood pressure throughout the day, instead of just once in the doctor's office. The result is much more accurate and possibly even life-saving.
05/01/2013 - WBOY 12. By Krista Baker.
MORGANTOWN - Over the past 20 years, West Virginia University hospitals have become one of the best transplant facilities in the nation. This spring, it celebrated its 1000th transplant patient. A few of those patients came together Saturday to share their stories.
05/01/2013 - The State Journal
MORGANTOWN - Mon General Hospital has won two national awards for excellence in healthcare marketing from Healthcare Marketing Report. The winning ad campaign was created by its agency, InnerAction Media, a Morgantown-based media marketing firm.
04/30/2013 - The Associated Press. By Jim Suhr.
ST. LOUIS - A long-awaited bankruptcy hearing began Monday in which a St. Louisbased coal company insists it must significantly cut thousands of retirees’ health care and pension benefits or risk liquidation — a claim that its miners union strongly rejects.
04/30/2013 - The Dominion Post. By Alex Lang.
MORGANTOWN - In front of Ruby Memorial Hospital, the work continues on the new canopy entryway. As part of the work, crews had to shut down the sidewalks in front of the hospital.
04/30/2013 - Bloomberg News
WASHINGTON, DC - Hospitals will get a pay raise from the U.S. government for treating patients in the nation’s Medicare program.
04/30/2013 - The Charaleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
CHARLESTON - A national organization that ranks West Virginia as the second worst "judicial hellhole" in America is raving about Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.