The hospital system has cut costs for healthy food options, sourced from local farms, and introduced new dishes, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Missouri, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
When your boss says "no" to a request—for resources, budget increases, additional staff—it can feel like a personal rejection. But there are three ways you can turn a denial into a step forward, Scott Sonenshein writes in Harvard Business Review.
More physicians are practicing "direct primary care," a method of care provision that lets patients pay a modest monthly fee for everything from office visits to basic lab tests—and which cuts down on costly overhead and enables physicians to focus on patient care, Melinda Beck reports for the Wall Street Journal.
The Daily Briefing sat down with Rob Barras, Advisory Board national partner and senior vice president, to talk about how leaders can best standardize their EHRs after a merger, the importance of engaging physicians, and more.
An experimental therapy that modifies the genetic code of blood cells to fight cancer showed promise in a preliminary study, with more than one-third of lymphoma patients showing no signs of the disease six months after one treatment.
The new study, which was published in Medical Care, analyzed data collected between 2006 and 2010 and found that nurse practitioners and physician assistants provided care comparable to that of doctors across a range of outcome measures.