September 23, 2019
September 20, 2019
Advances in cancer treatment are leading to enormous increases in the number of cancer survivors, prompting providers to identify ways to help these patients navigate the physical and emotional burdens of survival, Laura Landro—who is herself a longtime cancer survivor—reports for the Wall Street Journal.
September 19, 2019
Provider groups are urging CMS to delay its proposed mandatory bundled payment model for radiation oncology, saying the model could lower investments in new technologies and equipment and reduce access to new types of care.
September 18, 2019
It is time to "move beyond" stereotypical understandings of millennials and diversify leadership teams with younger professionals, Travis Bias, a physician, and Ashley Ramirez, a nurse practitioner, write in a STAT News opinion piece.
September 17, 2019
Weill Cornell Medicine on Monday announced that, starting in the 2019-2020 school year, it will provide a "full ride" scholarship that covers tuition as well as room and board, books, and other expenses to all students who qualify for financial aid.
When Theresa Brown, a clinical faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, heard about nurses hiding patients' drugs in the ceiling to work around their hospital's slow pharmacy, she "wasn't surprised," and Brown in a New York Times opinion piece explains why these workarounds are all too common in the U.S. health system.
September 16, 2019
The Annals of Improbable Research on Thursday awarded the Ig Nobel Prizes to 10 "improbable" research projects, including studies into how dirty money really is, whether clickers can help train budding surgeons, and more.
Color-coded buttons featuring "emojis" that reflect a range of sentiments could be an effective way to get real-time patient and provider satisfaction data, according to a study published this month in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
When it comes to preventing maternal childbirth-related deaths, the United States still has a "long way to go," according to Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, who shares five ways her health system ensures safer outcomes for maternal care.
September 13, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
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