A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
10/16/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Ashley B. Craig.
WINFIELD - Putnam County residents soon will have a permanent place to get rid of unwanted or expired medications.
10/16/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - State senator and congressional candidate Evan Jenkins raised $207,000 in the third quarter, his first as a candidate for U.S. House, according to a prepared release.
10/16/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - West Virginia has a new commissioner of the Bureau for Children and Families.
10/15/2013 - The Dominion Post. By Alex Lang.
MORGANTOWN - Officials from Morgantown area hospitals say they have yet to feel significant effects from the Affordable Care Act, though WVU Hospitals warned it is looking at a net loss of $2 million due to a change in federal funding.
10/15/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
CHARLESTON - Representatives of HealthNet Aeromedical Services, Inc. are excited about a new method of flight operation that will decrease the number of emergency medical services flights that have to be cancelled because of poor visibility or low-hanging clouds.
10/15/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.
10/15/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - The state Healthcare Authority has signed off on plans for the sale of a Charleston nursing home.