Erika Hosey, a cardiovascular technician at University Hospitals, earlier this month donated a kidney to Denise Butvin—a decision Hosey made within 10 minutes of meeting Butvin, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Ohio.
Candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president during Thursday's primary debate again clashed over so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals—closing out the final debate of this year with a topic that has dominated the Democratic presidential primary debates so far.
Cardiologists at Mayo Clinic have brought data scientists into exam rooms and ORs with the hopes of building algorithms that can succeed where others often fail: becoming part of clinical practice to meaningfully improve patient outcomes, Casey Ross reports for STAT News.
The Navajo Nation recently announced plans to contract with Molina Healthcare to create a managed-health care offering under New Mexico's Medicaid program—a move that would make the tribe one of the first to create a managed-health care entity, the Associated Press reports.
While many patients want to discuss concerns about their weight with their doctors, patients often feel that doctors approach the conversation in a way that leaves patients feeling neglected, stigmatized, and sometimes even insulted, according to a systematic review published earlier this month in the journal Clinical Obesity.
The Senate yesterday voted to send President Trump two major spending packages to fund the federal government through fiscal year 2020 that include several health care provisions, such eliminating three Affordable Care Act taxes and raising the federal tobacco purchasing age to 21.