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Allscripts’ Practice Fusion admits to illegal kickbacks from opioid maker, agrees to $145M settlement

San Francisco-based EHR developer Practice Fusion has agreed to pay $ 145 million alongside an admission that it “solicited and received kickbacks from a major opioid company” in exchange for clinical decision support (CDS) alerts promoting unnecessary prescription opioids, according to a release from the US Department of Justice. In a settlement announced yesterday (and hinted at… Read More »

Obamacare is a failure — every single presidential candidate agrees

Every single Democratic presidential candidate has joined President Trump. They all agree that Obamacare is a failure. Healthcare has dominated the first presidential debates, as it should. For the past eight months, healthcare has ranked atop the list of policy issues that concern Americans. One thing that all the candidates have in common is that… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Trump agrees to delay health care rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supposed to take effect on July 22 but the US Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »