Archive for July 2nd, 2019

Rules Limiting Truckers’ Driving Time Set to be Relaxed

The Department of Transportation is moving to loosen regulations on how many hours truck drivers can work, the Associated Press is reporting. While the trucking industry has long been fighting to relax the federal guidelines that limit how long drivers can stay on the road before stopping to rest, safety advocates warn that the move […]

Louisiana’s Novel ‘Subscription’ Model For Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Gains Approval

Louisiana officials announced a deal Wednesday with Asegua Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, that would allow the state to provide hepatitis C treatment to its Medicaid and prison populations. They also secured the necessary clearance from the federal government Wednesday for a novel approach to paying for the drugs and expect the program to […]

Digital Health Company Livongo Files For An IPO

In a much anticipated move, Livongo which uses a combination of devices, AI-driven data and specialized coaches to help people manage chronic conditions, filed today to go public. Number of shares offered and pricing have not been determined.

Walmart to invest 1.2 billion in China to upgrade logistics

Walmart Inc plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said on its social media account on Monday. The company will also set up or renovate more than 10 logistics centres in the country.