5 days ago

Medical Inventions to Help the Poor

A motorcycle ambulance and a solar-powered hearing aid to heal the poor?

Instead of the usual donated medicines and health equipment, some experts are inventing new products for the poor, including those two inventions that were showcased r read more...

6 days ago

Medicare scams used dead doctors

Scammers have found a lucrative source for squeezing money from Medicare: dead doctors.

Over seven years, the federal program for the elderly and disabled paid at least about $77 million -- and possibly as much as $92 million -- to purporte read more...

1 week ago

Better Prices on Medical Equipment -- Good for Medicare, Good for Beneficiaries

Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expands a promising demonstration from nine to 91 communities across the country -- the competitive bidding demonstration for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies ( read more...

2 weeks ago

Business & Financial News, U.S & International Breaking News

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Riverstone Holdings Ltd :Board of directors has declared an interim dividend of 1.30 sen (RM) per share.Qtrly revenue 213.2 million RGT versus 156.7 million RGT.Qtrly net profit 27.1 million RGT versus 27.3 million RGT.

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2 weeks ago

Vision Shopsters: Hernia Repair Device Markets And Procedures

Hernia Repair Device Markets and Procedures provides global market sizes and forecasts, trends and competitive activity in this dynamic medical device segment.

The development of prosthetic materials ushered in the current era of hernia sur read more...

2 weeks ago

South Africa rhino named Hope gets facial reconstruction after horrific poacher attack

JOHANNESBURG -- A year ago, a South African rhino survived a horrific attack by poachers who hacked off her horns and part of her face. This month, the read more...

2 weeks ago

Obese patients need larger, more costly supplies The Chart

Could the obesity epidemic be leading to a boom in business for U.S. specialty medical suppliers?

A June 2010 sur