HHS says it will not adhere to 2018 value-based payment goals established under former President Barack Obama's administration, learn how one community's partnerships are transforming house and health care for the homeless, and more.
New York health officials announced Tuesday that the state's adult smoking rate has hit its lowest recorded level, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, and New York.
As doctors and nurses at Broward Health North hospital worked to treat victims of last week's mass shooting, hospital staff received word that another patient was inbound: the alleged gunman, Sheri Fink reports for the New York Times.
A group of women with a fatal form of ovarian cancer are in remission after undergoing immunotherapy, which physicians originally thought would be ineffective against their condition—a "befuddl[ing]" turn of events that "may open the door to new treatments for a wide variety of other cancers thought not to respond to immunotherapy," Gina Kolata writes for the New York Times' "Well."
A pilot program at Intermountain Healthcare that empowers family members to help care for their loved ones enhanced care for patients—and cut readmissions among participants by 65%, according to a study in CHEST.
People who primarily eat unprocessed foods may experience similar weight loss on a low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet—suggesting that there's little merit to genetic tests that claim to determine the best diet for a particular person, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA.