Insulin has become the poster-child drug when it comes to the debate over controlling skyrocketing drug prices and life-or-death stakes.
By Clark Kauffman - Iowa Capital Dispatch
Health Care and Medicine Aug. 7, 2022 8:31 pm115d ago
The 125-bed Touchstone Healthcare Community in Sioux City was added July 27 to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ list of care facilities eligible for designation as a Special-Focus Facility List.
Among four proposals Mercy Iowa City entertained last year in its search for a new partner was one from University of Iowa Health Care offering more than $605 million to take ownership of the community hospital and make it the “centerpiece” of a new UIHC “community division.”
Health Care and Medicine Aug. 2, 2022 7:36 am121d ago
The system for getting donated kidneys, livers and hearts to desperately ill patients relies on outdated technology that has crashed for hours at a time and has never been audited by federal officials for security weaknesses.