Late News

February 2007
Modern Healthcare;2/26/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents new briefs on the health care industry in the U.S. as of February 2007. Assistant secretary of defense for health affairs William Winkenwerder resigned from his position to pursue a career in the private sector. Medical professional societies, provider organizations and a local business healthcare group collaborated to support the Illinois e-Prescribing Collaborative program. Dialysis provider DaVita was asked by the Department of Health and Human Services for records on Epogen's claims to Medicare.


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