Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
New overall quality star ratings can help consumers chose among hospitals for themselves and loved ones.
Alere is still is trying to close its multibillion-dollar purchase by Abbott Labs.
"Consumers got better coverage" even as the average premiums paid for individual health plans dropped in 2014, an analysis found.
A proposal is the latest Obama administration effort to shift medical providers away from a fee-for-service model.
Only an estimated 3 to 37 people out of thousands of travelers to the Olympics are projected to return infected with Zika, according to a new study.
Olympus Corp. issued no broad warnings about scope infection risk in America in 2013 or two years afterward despite doing so in Europe.
Three people were charged with conspiring with others to have unqualified people admitted to skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Just 2.2 percent of hospitals earned a top rating for patient care, but the names of the facilities have yet to be made public.
The campy, song-laden take on the indicted pharmaceutical exec features portrayals of the Wu-Tang Clan, Bill Murray ... and a ghost.
The 19 states that have not expanded Medicaid have seen less dramatic reductions in uninsured rates than expansion states.