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Dec 06
FTC Sues to Block Potential John Muir Monopoly

Back in January, nonprofit John Muir Health announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Tenet Healthcare to become the sole owner of San Ramon Regional Medical Center. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has now filed a lawsuit seeking to halt the planned $142.5 million acquisition of San Ramon by John Muir Health […]

Dec 06
$11 Million Awarded After Woman Died From Drinking Kratom

A woman’s family was awarded $11 million from a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that sold her kratom, an herb that produces opioid-like effects.  In June 2021, Krystal Talavera, a 39-year-old mother of four, collapsed in her Florida home when preparing breakfast. Next to the mother was an open package of kratom with a […]

Dec 06
UnitedHealth Lawsuit: Can AI Deny Healthcare Services?

Two families sued the UnitedHealth Group last week, saying that this well-known insurance company is using artificial intelligence like naviHealth’s program, as cited in the lawsuit, to deny or shorten rehab stays for two men just months before they died.  Insurance claims are typically addressed by professionals at insurance companies, but now, AI is making […]

Dec 06
NIDA Study: Men 2-3 Times More Likely to Die from Overdose

In a recent study conducted by scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a concerning trend in drug overdose death has been identified among American men. This research, where data was collected from 2020-2021, reveals that men are two […]

Dec 06
Biden Administration Pushes Schools to Stock Naloxone

On October 31, The Biden administration announced that schools throughout the United States are encouraged to carry and learn how to administer naloxone during an overdose crisis to reverse deadly opioid effects in students.  Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of Drug Control Policy, and Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education, each wrote a […]

Nov 29
Data Security For Healthcare: Essential Measures 

Explore vital solutions for robust data security in healthcare, ensuring safety. Find effective strategies here.

Nov 01
Microsoft Develops Generative AI for Healthcare

How can generative AI advance the healthcare industry? Click here to find out more.

Nov 01
Caring for Your Mental Health During the Holidays

The holiday season is coming fast. What have you done to safeguard your mental health?

Nov 01
Helping our Heroes: Impact of Mental Health

Empower veterans on their recovery journey. Discover key strategies for supporting veterans in recovery.

Nov 01
Gaining Access to Essential Harm Reduction Tools

The opioid epidemic has gripped the United States for decades, resulting in the rise of severe addictions and overdoses around the country. In recent years, an even deadlier threat has emerged in the crisis. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is responsible for the growing amount of accidental overdoses. According to the National Coalition Against […]