- Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet Updated: Aug-27-15 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage. Amputees are protesting this time, fearing they'll be denied the latest technology for artificial legs and feet.
- Medtronic to spend $458M on heart valve developer Updated: Aug-25-15 1:10 pm
Medical device maker Medtronic will pay up to $458 million for a privately held company that is developing a heart valve replacement.
- FDA: scope manufacturer waited years to report problems Updated: Aug-17-15 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators have uncovered new violations by the manufacturer of medical scopes recently linked to outbreaks of deadly "superbug" bacteria at U.S. hospitals.
- EXCHANGE: Pekin Hospital top doctor speaks on innovations Updated: Aug-17-15 8:22 am
PEKIN, Illinois - Pekin Hospital is the only hospital in the area that doesn't have a tie to a corporate giant, so hospital officials have the final say in the hospital's direction in the years to come.
- Indianapolis-based medical device maker plans expansion Updated: Aug-14-15 8:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis-based medical device maker says an expansion of its operations in the city will create as many as 125 jobs by 2020.
- 3rd lawsuit filed against medical company over data hack Updated: Aug-13-15 8:05 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A third lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against a Fort Wayne-based medical software company over a data breach involving patient information.
- IBM makes $1B buy to boost Watson's health care capabilities Updated: Aug-06-15 11:35 am
WASHINGTON - IBM says it will pay $1 billion to acquire medical imaging and software company Merge Healthcare, part of an effort to boost the health care capabilities of Watson, its cognitive computing system.
- Medical data hack could include Indiana University employees Updated: Aug-05-15 8:10 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - The personal information of Indiana University employees on school-sponsored health plans may have been among those leaked in a hack of a Fort Wayne medical software company.
- FDA lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks Updated: Aug-04-15 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.
- Medicine Bow Wind Farm gets technological upgrades Updated: Aug-04-15 1:17 pm
MEDICINE BOW, Wyoming - The Medicine Bow Wind Farm is generating more electricity than ever after new technology was used to complete a two-year overhaul and life extension upgrades.
- Indiana medical software company hack affected 3.9M people Updated: Aug-03-15 5:01 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday.
- FDA clears first 3-D printed prescription drug Updated: Aug-03-15 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D printing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures.