A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
05/09/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Zack Harold.
CHARLESTON - A major joint replacement surgery at Logan Regional Hospital probably would cost Medicare about $53,000.
05/09/2013 - The Journal. By Tom Miller.
MARTINSBURG - West Virginia finally decided last Thursday that it will expand its Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin made the announcement during a news conference in Charleston as West Virginia became the final state in the nation to make its decision.
05/08/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University was recognized this week for its contributions to building the family physician work force.
05/08/2013 - The Dominion Post. By Alex Lang.
MORGANTOWN - Both Mon General and WVU Hospitals officials said more and more people are signing up for online medical record access.
05/08/2013 - The Shepherdstown Chronicle
MARTINSBURG/RANSON - The Best Protection is Early Detection is the theme for West Virginia University Hospitals-East's upcoming discount mammogram clinics to be held in May at both City Hospital in Martinsburg and Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson.
05/08/2013 - WDTV. By Erin MacPherson.
BRIDGEPORT - A lot of people all over suffer from diabetes, especially people in our state. The United Hospital Center found a way to help their diabetic patients a little more.
05/08/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Kate White.
CHARLESTON - Jurors selected from what could be the largest panel ever assembled in the state's history are expected to begin deciding next week if tobacco companies are liable to West Virginia smokers.