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Earthquake in South Asia, April 25, 2015

Nepal earthquake overwhelms country's weak healthcare system, with only 50 hospital beds for every 10,000 people, WHO study says - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

World Health Organization warns of an imminent collapse of health care services in Yemen - @WHO

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health care

Healthcare insurance startup Oscar raises $145 million at a $1.5 billion valuation - @SAI

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Perth, Western Australia, AU

More than 100 patients contact Perth hospital concerned they may have contracted blood-borne diseases - abcnewsPerth

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Obama health care law

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue Obama administration for withholding hospital funds - @AP

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Barack Obama

At town hall, President Obama tells crowd US needs better paid parental leave laws; says support for our families equals support for our economy, future, our nation - @veleh1025

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Medicare

President Obama applauds passage of bipartisan Medicare 'doc fix' bill, says bill is 'a milestone for physicians, and for the seniors and people with disabilities who rely on Medicare for their health care needs' - @WhiteHouse

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Barack Obama

US Senate approves 'doc fix' bill reforming payment formula for Medicare doctors; bill now goes to President Obama - @frankthorpNBC

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Salomon Melgen

Grand jury indicts Florida doctor linked to Sen. Robert Menendez, D- NJ, on 46 counts of health-care fraud - @WSJbreakingnews

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health care

Senators block 6 amendments as they seek to finalize House-passed Medicare 'doc fix' bill by midnight - @thehill

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Obama health care law

Nearly 90% of Americans have health insurance, a sharp improvement since before health care law, poll finds - @CNNMoney

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

RT @abcnewsCanberra: #BREAKING Preliminary tests on a #Canberra healthcare worker who returned from West Africa suggest that she does not h… - @abcnews

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

#BREAKING Health worker’s test results negative for Ebola in Canberra - @7NewsSydney

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Ebola outbreak 2014-15

National Institutes of Health discharges American healthcare worker treated for Ebola - @NIH

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Utah, US

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls for answers in death of inmate whose dialysis providers failed to show up for treatment - @AP

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Yemen crisis

Red Cross' boat with 5 medical staff reaches Aden, Yemen, will immediately start work in local hospital; working on logistics for planes - @NBCNews

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Florida, US

Florida Gov. Rick Scott reverses course and now opposes Medicaid expansion in the state - @AP

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Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, US

Children's Hospital Colorado hit with $17.8 million malpractice verdict following a civil lawsuit, according to filing - @9NEWS

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United States

US Supreme Court rules private medical providers cannot sue states to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates - @Reuters

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mergers & acquisitions

UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy-benefit manager Catamaran for about $12.8 billion - @WSJbusiness

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