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York County doctor paying $300K in settlement over opioid prescriptions

York County doctor paying $300K in settlement over opioid prescriptions

A primary care doctor in York County has agreed to a $300,000 settlement to resolve his role in pre-signing nearly 150 prescriptions for oxycodone...

CPBJ 2016 Health Care Symposium: 3 things we learned

Several leaders shared views on the opioid crisis, cyber crime and insurance coverage at this month's symposium in Harrisburg.

Compass Mark appoints new director

A nonprofit focused on addiction prevention in Lancaster County announced this week that it is under new leadership.

Lancaster County hospital CEO resigns

Lancaster Regional Medical Center announced today its leader has resigned.

Pa. health insurers defend requests for higher premiums

Pa. health insurers defend requests for higher premiums

In a hearing convened by state regulators, health insurers in Pennsylvania defended their requests to raise insurance costs in 2017 to make up for...

CPBJ Reporter Michael Sadowski talks Hershey-Pinnacle merger with WITF

Central Penn Business Journal reporter Michael Sadowski on Wednesday morning appeared on WITF-FM, the midstate's public radio station, to talk about...

Attorneys spar over Hershey-Pinnacle merger

Hearing held today in federal court

A federal court in Philadelphia today heard arguments about a merger between two of Central Pennsylvania's largest health systems, with a decision...

New center to address shortage of mental health providers

Facility will serve children in Lancaster County

A Lancaster-based nonprofit focused on children's health is expanding its services to include mental and behavioral health.

Department of Health ramps up physician outreach on medical marijuana

Department of Health ramps up physician outreach on medical marijuana

Reaching out to Pennsylvania doctors is perhaps the most critical component in launching the state's medical marijuana program, and government...

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