Reports of Layoffs at Ascension Wisconsin

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June 03, 2019 • 0 min read

There have been rumors on our Ascension Health forum​ that layoffs were on the horizon, and this morning we received an anonymous tip sharing that 300-499 layoffs are being announced at Ascension Wisconsin....

Intermountain Healthcare to let its doctors recommend medical marijuana

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February 16, 2019 • 2 min read

After the Utah Medical Cannabis Act passed in December, Intermountain Healthcare reached out to a number of people, including patients, advocates, physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in an effort to understand how to implement care for those patients with a qualifying condition as defined by the Utah Medical Cannabis Act....

DOJ Files False Claims Lawsuit Against Wheeling Hospital

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December 24, 2018 • 2 min read

​The United States has partially intervened in a lawsuit under the False Claims Act against Wheeling Hospital Inc. (Wheeling), R & V Associates Ltd. (R & V), and Ronald Violi in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Department of Justice announced today...

Tennessee Doctor Charged with Massive Opioid Fraud Scheme

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December 17, 2018 • 3 min read

A 45-count federal indictment was unsealed yesterday, charging Dr. Samson Orusa, 56, of Clarksville, Tennessee with maintaining a drug-involved premises; 22 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance outside the bounds of professional medical practice;...

McKesson Moving HQ from California to Texas

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December 05, 2018 • 2 min read

McKesson recently ($MCK) announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, California to Las Colinas, Texas, effective April 1, 2019, expanding upon its presence in the Dallas area....