Students from Farmington High School used a Power Wheels toy, a 3D printer, and a bicycle carrier seat to build the chair, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, California, and Minnesota.
Even though cancer-related deaths are on the decline in the United States, hundreds of thousands of people still die each year from cancers caused by potentially modifiable risk factors, according to a new research review by the American Cancer Society.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals in North Carolina, the United Parcel Service, and the drone company Matternet are testing whether drones can transport lab samples to and from medical facilities—and one WakeMed leader says the experiment shows how drones could "potentially change how we design our health care system."
Sharp HealthCare in a statement said the recordings were set up to detect a possible drug thief and were not intended to record patients. "We sincerely regret that our efforts to ensure medication security may have caused any distress to those we serve," Sharp said.
Policy and consumer advocacy groups during a hearing Tuesday told lawmakers on the House Education and Labor Committee that the key to addressing surprise medical bills is removing the incentive for doctors to remain out-of-network. But a trio of hospital groups warned that some of the proposals floated would be "administratively complex."