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Legacy Health hit with a lawsuit by former Unity Center nurse

Legacy Health hit with a lawsuit by former Unity Center nurse

A former nurse at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland has filed a lawsuit alleging he was forced to quit because he feared retaliation after he complained about safety hazards. The suit, filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, comes about seven months after Christopher Lambert filed […]

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Blue KC invests in health network startup's $42M round

Blue KC invests in health network startup's $42M round

A Phoenix-based health network startup just raised a $42 million Series C round, and one of the investors is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. Nine other Blue Cross plans also invested in the round, which was led by by customer-owned health insurer HCSC Ventures, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Range Resources releases study of Fort Cherry air during, after drilling

EXCLUSIVE: Range Resources releases study of Fort Cherry air during, after drilling

Study finds no air-quality issues. Source link

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Alabama in national spotlight after lawmakers pass abortion ban

Alabama in national spotlight after lawmakers pass abortion ban

Alabama once again finds itself in the national spotlight after the state’s lawmakers passed a ban on nearly all types of abortion. It’s a bill that likely positions Alabama at the epicenter of a national effort to challenge Roe vs. Wade and could result in a lengthy […]

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'Innovation can be a silver bullet': Experts weigh in on how Colorado can think more creatively about health care

'Innovation can be a silver bullet': Experts weigh in on how Colorado can think more creatively about health care

Most people think quality health care means more expensive health care, but experts say that’s not the case. Source link

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AHN opens new cancer center in Beaver County

AHN opens new cancer center in Beaver County

Beaver County has a new cancer treatment facility. On Monday, Allegheny Health Network cut the ribbon on its Cancer Institute in Center Township, according to a release. Located just behind the Beaver Valley Mall, AHN Cancer Institute-Beaver is part of a $300 million investment in cancer services […]

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Adena Health plans $70M orthopedics expansion

Adena Health plans $70M orthopedics expansion

The three-hospital system has been adding facilities and specialties in an effort to command more market share in southern Ohio so patients don’t drive another hour north to Columbus. This will be the biggest expansion ever at the system’s 45-year-old main hospital in Chillicothe. Source link

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Lawmakers push $3B cancer funding bill to voters

Lawmakers push $3B cancer funding bill to voters

Texans will have the chance to vote on $3 billion of funding for cancer research this fall after state lawmakers approved extending the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for another decade. Source link

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Kirkbride Center owner pays $160,000 fine to settle improper opioid tracking allegations

Kirkbride Center owner pays $160,000 fine to settle improper opioid tracking allegations

CoreCare Behavioral Health Management Inc., parent company for West Philadelphia psychiatric health care provide The Kirkbride Center, has agreed to pay the United States government $160,200 in penalties to resolve allegations that it failed properly to account for highly addictive and frequently abused opioids, including methadone. The […]

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Phoenix pharma firms extends global reach into Russia, South Africa

Phoenix pharma firms extends global reach into Russia, South Africa

With most of its revenue growth in North America, the company seeks to expand its reach internationally. Source link

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