WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama’s health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.
“Why is Walmart speaking at a health care summit?” the company’s vice president for health and wellness, Marcus Osborne, rhetorically offered up at a conference back in January.
Anchorage could see another major construction project in the near future if the Gov. Sean Parnell approves a plan to add a residential housing facility at the Alaska Native Medical Center.
Armed with some of the best equipment on the market, the folks at the Alaska Heart Institute in Anchorage truly take their jobs to heart.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The loud, insistent calls in Washington to rein in the rising costs of Social Security and Medicare ignore a major and expensive entitlement program — the military’s health care system.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. plans to pay about $13.6 billion for Life Technologies Corp. in a deal that will position the scientific instrument maker to benefit from the expected growth of personalized medicine, which uses genetic analysis to tailor treatments to patients.
It isn't every day that more than half the Democrats in the Senate vote to repeal part of President Barack Obama's health care law.
In the 1940s and 1950s, medical ships cruised the waters of southwest Alaska, trying to end an epidemic of tuberculosis that infected as many of 90 percent of the regions population.
The state Department of Health and Social Services will require pre-approvals for non-hospital radiology procedures beginning in April for the state-managed Medicaid program.