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SEC charges Theranos and CEO Elizabeth Holmes with ‘massive fraud’

The SEC has charged Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani with fraud relating to the startup’s fundraising activities. The company, as well as CEO Holmes and former president Balwani are said to have raised more than $700 million from investors through “an elaborate, years-long fraud.” This involved making “false statements about the company’s technology,... Read More »

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The SEC has charged Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani with fraud relating to the startup’s fundraising activities. The company, as well as CEO Holmes and former president Balwani are said to have raised more than $700 million from investors through “an elaborate, years-long fraud.” This involved making “false statements about the company’s technology,… Read More »

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Medication mistakes are on the rise, leading to more serious health problems

Every minute of every day, three Americans call a poison control center because they’ve made a major mistake with their medication. Some have taken the wrong dose. Some have double-dosed, and others have taken the wrong medicine altogether. The result: the rate of serious mix-ups has doubled since 2000, a new study reports. Four out... Read More »

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Every minute of every day, three Americans call a poison control center because they’ve made a major mistake with their medication. Some have taken the wrong dose. Some have double-dosed, and others have taken the wrong medicine altogether. The result: the rate of serious mix-ups has doubled since 2000, a new study reports. Four out… Read More »

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Medication Hazards & Solutions

The ECRI Institute’s Health Devices Group releases a report annually that details healthcare-related technology hazards that they feel warrant the most attention for the forthcoming year. In the Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017* listing there are a number of issues that are of concern for AMS’ client base, but here we will focus... Read More »

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The ECRI Institute’s Health Devices Group releases a report annually that details healthcare-related technology hazards that they feel warrant the most attention for the forthcoming year. In the Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017* listing there are a number of issues that are of concern for AMS’ client base, but here we will focus… Read More »

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Anthem sues Express Scripts for $15 billion over drug pricing

Health insurer Anthem has sued Express Scripts Holding Co., alleging the pharmacy benefits manager is not passing along billions of dollars in savings from negotiated drug prices. Anthem is seeking $15 billion in damages and the ability to end its contract with Express Scripts. An Anthem spokeswoman said the damages reflect drug price overpayments Anthem... Read More »

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Health insurer Anthem has sued Express Scripts Holding Co., alleging the pharmacy benefits manager is not passing along billions of dollars in savings from negotiated drug prices. Anthem is seeking $15 billion in damages and the ability to end its contract with Express Scripts. An Anthem spokeswoman said the damages reflect drug price overpayments Anthem… Read More »

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