The Caremap application is geared toward the needs of children with complex medical conditions, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Massachusetts/North Carolina, and Ohio.
The study finds a national subsidy to help U.S. residents purchase fruits and vegetables could be the most beneficial dietary policy—preventing or postponing approximately 150,500 cardiovascular disease-related deaths in the United States by 2030.
Lori Kalani, a co-chair of the state attorneys general practice at the law firm Cozen O'Connor, says it "may be beneficial [for the states] to have one discrete investigation of one issue that could wrap up rather quickly."
The health care industry's shift toward EHRs has spiked demand for nurse informaticists, a position that combines a nurse's traditional skillset with expertise in systems, analysis, and design—and has a salary that averages more than $100,000, Jeff Kauflin writes for Forbes.
Naomi Fried, the former Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children's Hospital, outlines seven pieces of advice in the Harvard Business Review about how innovators in highly regulated fields—including health care—can address legal and regulatory hurdles to innovation.
States vary widely in their per-capita health care spending, but the amount spent hasn't changed much in recent years, according to a Health Affairs analysis of CMS data. Check out our maps to see how the spending breaks down.