Sean Slovenski, who leads Walmart’s health-care ambitions, is leaving the company, people familiar with the matter said, as the retail behemoth navigates the operational complexity of the coronavirus pandemic.
Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing a renewed Ebola outbreak inside a coronavirus pandemic, spotlighting a lethal trade-off for poorer nations.
Prospect Medical, a hospital manager backed by private-equity firm Leonard Green, is trying to block Prime Healthcare’s $350 million purchase of a bankrupt Los Angeles-area hospital.
The online health-care company has now raised $376 million.
Two dozen Democratic attorneys general sued the Trump administration to block its rule ending protection against discrimination in health care for transgender patients.
Quarantining elderly residents alone in long-term care facilities to protect them from Covid-19 makes them stressed and lonely, with potential negative effects on cognition, memory and immunity.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York leader John Williams said Thursday the U.S. central bank’s emergency-lending efforts during the coronavirus pandemic helped restore markets to health, adding that financial support for Americans will be essential to navigate the crisis.
Liquidators of bankrupt private-equity firm Abraaj Group are suing to claw back money from a health-care fund backed by investors including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, hit by slowing profits from prescription drugs, will attach doctors’ offices to hundreds of drugstores as the pharmacy chain seeks to remodel itself as a health-care provider.
Several large health-care organizations are partnering on an advertising campaign to encourage people to return to their medical providers as the pandemic continues, a sign of how difficult it has been to allay fears of catching the coronavirus during visits to a doctor or pharmacy.
The S&P 500’s health-care sector finished June as the second-worst performer of the index’s 11 groups, a shift from earlier this year when the stocks offered shelter during market turbulence.
Several months into the coronavirus pandemic, hospital physicians are split on whether long-established treatment protocols for patients in respiratory distress are helping or harming patients with Covid-19.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that could have closed two of the state’s three abortion clinics, ruling in a 5-4 vote that it was virtually identical to a Texas measure that the court had invalidated four years ago.
The Trump administration urged the Supreme Court to invalidate the Affordable Care Act, putting health care at center stage in an election year already focused on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact.
GNS Healthcare has launched an artificial intelligence platform that acts as a virtual patient, allowing drugmakers and academic centers to experiment with drugs in the virtual world before treating patients in clinical trials.
Hospitals are returning to normal, but rising case counts could derail the stock rally.
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads from the hardest hit areas of Europe and the U.S. to the developing world, the age profile of its victims has changed: more middle-aged people are dying in poorer countries.
After the Food and Drug Administration opened the door for authorized companies and labs to do virus testing, dozens of options are emerging. We are updating this guide regularly with what we learn about the state of testing and treatment across the U.S.
Federal prosecutors also are looking at false statements made by applicants for coronavirus relief loans, said the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division.
The move comes despite a last-minute push by Democrats and health groups to block a change they say will curtail health-care access during the pandemic.