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  • For the record

    Doctor payments: An Oct. 1 article in the Business section on payments made to doctors and hospitals by drug and medical device firms misstated some data from the general payments made by two companies. Allergan Inc. of Irvine paid out $24.2 million &#...
  • Texas hospital botched initial handling of Ebola patient by sending him home

    DALLAS Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital officials apparently failed to follow federal guidelines in their initial handling of the man now known to have the deadly Ebola virus by sending him home after he told a nurse he had recently traveled from West...
  • Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack

    Proposition 46 is a classic example of a citizens' initiative that should never have been on the ballot. It's also a classic example of why some initiative system is needed so citizens can do their own lawmaking when the elected lawmakers won't. The...
  • Dallas Presbyterian prepared to care for Ebola patient; hospital continuing normal operations

    DALLAS The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is fully prepared to care for the patient who tested positive for the Ebola virus, hospital officials said Tuesday. Dr. Mark Lester, Southeast Zone clinical leader for Texas Health Resources, said...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Ebola Q&A: How would the virus be handled in Los Angeles?

    How would Los Angeles County deal with a suspected Ebola case? Any hospital in Los Angeles County would be able to treat the patient, said Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, the county health officer. All that’s required is a hospital room with its own...
  • Medical industry paid billions to doctors, hospitals last year, data show

    U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received nearly $3.5 billion worth of payments and other financial ties from pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers over the last five months of 2013, according to data the federal government revealed...
  • Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors

     Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors
    U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received nearly $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers over the last five months of 2013, according to a partial set of data released Tuesday by the federal government. The data...
  • Government reveals $3.5 billion in industry ties to doctors, hospitals

    Opening the book on long-hidden industry relationships, the federal government revealed nearly $3.5 billion worth of payments and other ties that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals have with drug and medical-device companies. These financial details,...
  • Drug, medical device companies paid billions to U.S. physicians, hospitals in 2013: data

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in the last five months of 2013, according to the most extensive data trove on such payments ever made public. The...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...