Rep. Tom Marino will no longer be considered to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy. His decision comes just days after news reports revealed he played a critical role in passing legislation that weakened federal authority to control opioid distribution.
Hospitals say President Donald Trump's expected declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national crisis will have little impact on their strategies to combat abuse.
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The University of Illinois' new medical school in Urbana-Champaign has earned preliminary accreditation that allows it to accept applications for its first class.
UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings soared 26% to beat Wall Street expectations as its growing Optum business segment once again helped the nation's largest health insurer.
Doctors need to take a more active role in addressing guns and gun violence with their patients, according to one of the nation's leading medical journals.
Health system and hospital consolidation in 2017 will likely outpace 2016's mark and continue at the same pace through next year as systems get more creative with their partnerships, experts said.
A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.
A platform by Appriss Health provides an algorithmically generated risk score for each patient, giving providers an easy metric to gauge the odds that their patients are abusing opioids.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has implemented an electronic tool in its EHR that assists nurses with the triage of patients in the emergency department.
Richard Breon, president and CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health, announced Tuesday he will retire in 2019 after 17 years at the helm of the system.
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