Twelve nurses in the labor and delivery department of Sharp Hospital in San Diego are pregnant, with due dates ranging from May to October, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, New York, and Virginia.
Having end-of-life conversations with patients is never easy, but learning more about patients' priorities and lives outside of the hospital can make the difficult moments go a bit smoother, Mikkael Sekeres, director of the leukemia program at the Cleveland Clinic, writes for the New York Times' "Well."
CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Wednesday invited states to participate in demonstrations designed to integrate care for beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid by using one of three existing demonstration models.
In the United States, egg donations offer young women a chance to make lucrative sums of money—but some experts say clinics tend to downplay the risks and complexity of the procedure, Paris Martineau writes for Wired.
Motivation accounts for 40% of a team's success, yet managers often struggle to find the right way to help unmotivated employees. Writing in Harvard Business Review, Richard Clark and Bror Saxberg identify the four common "motivation traps" that employees fall into and explain what managers can do to help them out.
There are a slew of so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals and public option health plans floating around the 116th Congress. While the plans vary in scope, two competing Medicare-for-All bills from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) have gained a lot of Democratic support—and raised alarms for some industry stakeholders.