Healthcare News & Insights

Supreme Court puts the kabosh on Georgia hospital merger

If you’re keeping score, it’s the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) 1 and hospital mergers 0, thanks to the Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision, it upheld an FTC challenge that contested the merger of the only two hospitals in Albany, GA.

Report: Doctors’ lack of ‘sensitivity’ may cause more strokes in some patients

Could lack of “multicultural awareness” be putting black patients at more risk for stroke?

Report: 275k to die due to lack of health insurance

A new report gives hard numbers for the steepest price of all the “costs” discussed in the health reform debate.