Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital employee sells patients’ protected health information

Another hospital employee has been caught selling patients’ protected health information (PHI) to supplement her salary.

Florida’s tough moves help shut down ‘pill mills’

The state known not-so-affectionately as the Oxy Express is making headway in shutting down clinics that seem to exist to hand out questionable prescriptions.

Opiates at root of a run on emergency room beds

Feel like you’ve been seeing a flood of drug abusers in your Emergency Department?  You’re probably right.

68 deaths later, doc on trial for writing bad prescriptions

Most doctors would re-examine their protocols for writing prescriptions after a few dozen patients overdosed. Not Dr. Stephen Schneider.