A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
09/17/2013 - The Journal. By Jenni Vincent.
MARTINSBURG - Some things are changing at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, where director Ann R. Brown will soon be leaving her local post to take another position in Chicago.
09/16/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
MADISON - Less than two weeks ago, the Boone County Commission filed a lawsuit against six pharmacies, alleging they helped fuel the county's problem with prescription drug abuse.
09/16/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - A Charleston gynecologist and anti-abortion advocate went to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey about a local nurse midwife after a patient she was helping deliver needed an emergency cesarean section at CAMC earlier this summer.
09/16/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Paul J. Nyden.
CHARLESTON - Rep. Nick J. Rahall, D-W.Va., said Friday he has introduced legislation to make it easier for National Guard and Reserve members to access their Veterans Administration health benefits and services.
09/16/2013 - The Bluefield Daily Telegraph. By Greg Jordan.
BLUEFIELD - A local hospital has received state approval to create a diagnostic facility capable of accommodating a greater range of patients.
09/16/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
CHARLESTON - "When we started this 18 months ago," Tom Daschle told me, "we assumed that there could be a grand bargain."
09/16/2013 - Kaiser Health News. By Jay Hancock.
WASHINGTON, DC - As community groups, brokers and insurers prepare to recruit members for medical plans that go on sale in October under the health law, nobody has a bigger financial stake in their success than hospitals.