U.S. healthcare workers and others recommended for the nation’s first Covid-19 inoculations could start getting shots within a day or two of regulatory consent in December, a top official of the government’s vaccine development effort said.

To help local hospitals provide their frontline healthcare professionals with an extra line of defense during COVID-19, Klick Health and Humber River Hospital announced the availability of 300 intubation boxes for Greater Toronto Area (GTA) hospitals in need.

Join moderator Lynne Devlin, Registered Nurse and VP of Clinical Outreach Services, for a conversation with three people living with cancer about how the threat of COVID-19 is different for them.

A federal judge tossed out whistleblower lawsuits alleging that pharmaceutical giants Eli Lilly and Bayer used nurses to illegally boost sales of various prescription drugs in a kickback scheme.

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc., alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe the company’s blockbuster medicine Humira.

The U.S. Justice Department announced charges against 601 people including doctors and nurses for taking part in healthcare fraud and opioid-related crimes that resulted in more than $2 billion in losses.

The largest U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc will buy DaVita Inc’s primary and urgent care services for $4.9 billion in its second acquisition this year.

Hospitals nationwide face tough choices when it comes to filling nursing jobs. They are paying billions of dollars collectively to recruit and retain nurses rather than risk patient safety or closing down departments, according to Reuters interviews with more than 20 hospitals, including some of the largest U.S. chains.

More than 400 people – including doctors and nurses – have been charged with defrauding Medicare and other federal healthcare programs of $1.3 billion, with many accused of illegally distributing opioids and other narcotics, the Justice Department said.

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