Seven nurses and one nurse aide in Anderson Hospital Pavilion for Women's OB-GYN unit gave birth within five months of each other, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Kentucky, and Texas.
Pete Schiavo's patients call him by plenty of unflattering nicknames—"The Groin Crusher," "Petey Pressure," and "The Groin Guy," to name just a few—and yet they can't stop raving about his inimitable bedside manner. Here's how a gregarious man with an unusual job became one of Pennsylvania Hospital's most popular providers, Stephanie Farr writes for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Per-person spending on insulin for patients with Type 1 diabetes nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016, driven in large part by rising insulin prices, according to a recent Health Care Cost Institute report.
Hawaii, Minnesota, and Massachusetts topped WalletHub's list of the best places to retire in 2019 based on health care—but many other states fell short on metrics important to retiree care. Here's why this list should remind providers about the need for an intentional geriatric strategy, according to Advisory Board's Tomi Ogundimu.
While emerging evidence suggests patients suffering from severe strokes fare better when taken to a hospital where they can receive a thrombectomy, America's "hodgepodge" of ambulance protocols can often take them to other hospitals first, Thomas Burton reports for the Wall Street Journal.