The Lown Institute this week released a list ranking nonprofit hospital systems based on their community benefits. However, the American Hospital Association has sharply criticized the list, saying it "rel[ies] on preconceived notions and faulty methodologies to draw inaccurate conclusions."
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases dropped early in 2020 before surging towards the end of the year, with rates of gonorrhea and syphilis rising higher than 2019 levels, according to newly released CDC data. See the trends on our state-by-state maps.
U.S. inflation hit a four-decade high in March, but so far health care prices have remained mostly unaffected. Here's why inflation hasn't yet hit the industry hard—and why experts say that could change very soon.
A study finds that inflammation from Covid-19—not the coronavirus itself—may be the cause of a loss of smell in Covid-19 patients, CDC data shows some people who had been infected by delta were also later infected by omicron, and more in this week's roundup of Covid-19 news.
The Biden administration on Wednesday extended the Covid-19 public health emergency for the ninth time since January 2020, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.