Healthgrades on Tuesday announced the winners of this year's "Outstanding Patient Experience Award," recognizing 399 hospitals "that prioritize and excel in providing a best-in-class experience for their patients."
The United Kingdom has detected a potential outbreak of polio for the first time in almost 40 years—and while the risk to the general public remains low, health authorities are encouraging those who are unvaccinated, particularly young children, to get their shots as soon as possible.
Black medical residents are leaving or being terminated from training programs at substantially higher rates than white residents—a problem that has persisted despite efforts from medical schools and other organizations to increase the diversity in their programs, Usha Lee McFarling writes for STAT News.
The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a National Public Health System on Tuesday released a report detailing the shortcomings of the United States' current approach to public health—and called for the creation of a new "national public health system."
A False Claims Act lawsuit filed against Express Scripts alleged that the pharmacy benefit manager defrauded the federal government and vendors out of billions of dollars, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Missouri, and Tennessee.
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