More medical news from Wall Street Journal
How Medicare 'Self-Referral' Thrives on Loophole
Wall Street Journal : October 23, 2014, 12:09 pm
A Florida medical group shows how doctors can order Medicare-funded procedures from entities in which they have financial interests, despite a decades-old federal law seeking to ban most ‘self-referral.’
Abbott Sales Rise, Mylan Deal Tweaked
Wall Street Journal : October 22, 2014, 9:52 am
Abbott tweaked the terms of its agreement to sell a portion of its generic-drugs business to Mylan for $5.3 billion, signaling the deal will be completed despite new Treasury department rules.
In Ebola-Afflicted Liberia, Orphanages Make a Tragic Comeback
Wall Street Journal : October 22, 2014, 8:52 am
The scourge of Ebola is resulting in a wave of new orphans in Liberia, creating a demand for orphanages that had waned since the end of that country’s civil war.
U.S. to Monitor West Africa Travelers for Ebola Symptoms
Wall Street Journal : October 22, 2014, 8:44 am
U.S. authorities will start monitoring travelers coming into the country from the three West African countries affected by the Ebola epidemic for symptoms.
Ebola Still Weighs on Texas Hospital
Wall Street Journal : October 22, 2014, 8:29 am
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is seeing fewer patients and bringing in lower revenue since an Ebola patient died there and two nurses contacted the virus.