A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
05/10/2013 - The Dominion Post
MORGANTOWN - Mon General Hospital’s Diabetes Learning Center is bringing the Centers for Disease Control’s National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) to the Morgantown area.
05/10/2013 - The Associated Press
FRANKFORD, Ky. - Kentucky's Medicaid program will expand to cover an additional 300,000 people, most of them the working poor who do not have insurance coverage, Gov. Steve Beshear said Thursday.
05/09/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By David Gutman.
CHARLESTON - Charleston Area Medical Center charges an average of nearly $10,000 more for the most common medical conditions than St. Francis Hospital, a mere five blocks away in downtown Charleston, according to Medicare data released Wednesday.
05/09/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Candace Nelson.
CHARLESTON - The CAMC Foundation has reached its $15 million fundraising goal for Charleston Area Medical Center's new David Lee Cancer Center, officials announced Wednesday.
05/09/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
SOUTH CHARLESTON - A fire reported at Thomas Hospital on Thursday turned out to be a false alarm, officials said today.
05/09/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Cheryl Caswell.
CHARLESTON - Closing arguments are scheduled to begin next week in Charleston in civil cases filed on behalf of hundreds of local people against the country's largest tobacco manufacturers.
05/09/2013 - The Bluefield Daily Telegraph
WASHINGTON, DC - The region’s congressional delegation in Washington is correctly urging President Barack Obama to take action to reduce the current backlog of veterans’ disability claims.