The scholarships will cover tuition costs for up to half of the school's medical students and provide many other students with partial financial support, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Iowa, Texas, and Washington.
Scientists at Yale University on Wednesday published findings in Nature showing that they were able to restore cellular activity in the brains of slaughtered pigs 10 hours after they'd died, raising new ethical questions about the definition of brain death.
Teaching hospitals, rural hospitals, and others that serve a high proportion of dual-eligible patients faced lower penalties under Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) in 2019 after CMS updated how the program calculates penalties, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Participating in a workplace wellness program encourages employees to exercise and manage their weight, but does not result in better health outcomes or lower health care spending, according to a study published Tuesday.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) is overhauling its billing practices following pushback over a policy not to contract with private insurers, the San Francisco Department of Public Health announced Tuesday.