Heather Lindsay, a 31-year-old who was fighting breast cancer, died just 18 hours after marrying David Mosher in the chapel of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, Kansas, and Nevada.
The Department of Labor on Wednesday released a proposed rule that aims to make it easier for small employers and certain self-employed individuals to buy health insurance jointly in the form of association health plans.
Today's generation of doctors are "the most challenged by moral choices in perhaps a century"—and physicians must break their silence or "assist the harm" that silence perpetuates, former CMS Administrator Don Berwick writes in JAMA.
Former guests allege the "Dr. Phil" show facilitated their use of drugs and alcohol and failed to provide medical supervision, according to a STAT News/Boston Globe investigation. The report also alleged the show featured treatment facilities in exchange for their purchase of a VR product launched by host Philip McGraw.
As many as 60% of physicians say they're burned-out—and highly engaged doctors are actually more likely to report suffering burnout, which can lead to low retention and poor quality of care. Here are four proven ways to address the problem.
In a new study confirming the danger of "using anything smaller than your elbow in your ear," researchers have found that using Q-tips or other small instruments to clean your ears account for a disproportionate number of ED visits for traumatic eardrum perforations, Shereen Lehman writes for Reuters.
Lucia Savage, chief privacy and regulatory officer at Omada Health and the former chief privacy officer at HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, says the final rule simplifies compliance with federal regulations, although the rules remain complicated.
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