CommonSpirit data breach cost organization $150M

CommonSpirit and media reports disclosed some facilities and states affected at the time of the breach, but the full extent was unknown until now. Crain’s previously reported that facilities in Iowa, Nebraska, Tennessee and Washington were among those affected. But according to CommonSpirit’s ...

Texas abortion pill ruling appealed by DOJ

AUSTIN, Texas — The Justice Department on Monday called a Texas court ruling that would halt approval of the most commonly used method of abortion in the U.S. “extraordinary and unprecedented” while asking a federal appeals court to put the decision on hold. The request to the 5th U.S. Circuit ...

AMA names Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld as president

CHICAGO — The first openly gay person to lead the American Medical Association takes the reins at a fractious time for U.S. healthcare. Transgender patients and those seeking abortion care face restrictions in many places. The medical judgment of physicians is being overridden by state laws. ...

Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building: Photo Tour

The Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building in Sacramento, Calif., is the new home to all of UC Davis Health Eye Center’s (Sacramento) services. That includes a range of offerings, from clinical research and training to optometry and ophthalmology patient care. The facility, located on the ...

Judge halts FDA approval of abortion pill mifepristone

A federal judge in Texas on Friday ordered a hold on the U.S. approval of the abortion medication mifepristone, throwing into question access to the nation’s most common method of abortion in a ruling that waved aside decades of scientific approval. The abortion drug has been widely used in the ...