Category: Health Care

Aloysius Butler & Clark (AB&C), a full-service marketing agency that specializes in health care recruitment, this January launched a website designed to help nurse recruiters and hiring managers understand the actual costs of staffing vacancies. The website, EssentialNurses.com, allows users to input information—such as annual net operating revenue, average RN salary and the average time…

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute of Christiana Care Health System, has received a $916,577 grant award from the Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation to further stem cell research into the origins of colon cancer. Support from the Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation will allow further investigation into the understanding of which dysregulated cellular mechanisms cause the tumor growth.

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday that Delaware has joined the United States, the District of Columbia, and all 49 other States in settling allegations against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens). The agreement in principle settles allegations of fraudulently over dispensing insulin pens and violating the False Claims Act for billing Medicaid at rates higher than…

Incyte Corporation has announced that the first patient has been treated in GRAVITAS-309, a pivotal Phase 3 trial for the first-line treatment of patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). The trial will evaluate the efficacy and safety of itacitinib, Incyte’s novel and selective JAK1 inhibitor, in combination with corticosteroids. “Given the severity of chronic GVHD,…

2019 trends in the innovation economy

By Dan Linehan Special to Delaware Business Times When you go to the doctor’s office for a checkup, test or procedure, you or your insurance company are probably billed for each service. It’s called the “fee for service” model, and it means the profitability of hospitals and clinics is tied to how many services they…

Kentmere Healthcare Consulting Corporation of Wilmington announced today that Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurer, utilized its services to evaluate, analyze and optimize their outpatient laboratory provider network. Kentmere Healthcare Consulting also was retained to review and ensure the appropriate use of new testing technology to help members, employers and…