Tag Archives: Millions

COVID Bailout Cash Goes To Big Players That Have Paid Millions To Settle Allegations Of Wrongdoing

The Trump administration has sent hundreds of millions of dollars in pandemic-related bailouts to health care providers with checkered histories, including a Florida-based cancer center that agreed to pay a $ 100 million criminal penalty as part of a federal antitrust investigation. At least half of the top 10 recipients, part of a group that… Read More »

Google has collected millions of health records

Google and one of the nation’s largest health systems are reportedly working together to collect health information from millions of Americans without their knowledge. Google and St. Louis-based Ascension began collecting patient lab results, diagnoses, and hospitalization records last year as part of an initiative they coined “Project Nightingale,” the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.… Read More »

Perspectives: New TB Treatment Creates Hope For Millions Living In Poorer Countries, But More Work Needs To Be Done On Novel Antibiotics

Editorial pages express views about the breakthrough in treatment for hard-to-cure Tuberculosis cases. The Wall Street Journal: A New Dose Of Hope In The Battle With Tuberculosis Tuberculosis is the world’s deadliest infectious disease: Between 2007 and 2017, an estimated 94.5 million people caught tuberculosis, and more than 14 million died from it. Rising numbers… Read More »