OR staff at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital strike a gong before starting timeouts to get everyone in sync, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is working to reach a deal among conservative and moderate Republicans on the Senate GOP's health reform bill by tomorrow, when Congress is scheduled to begin its July 4 recess.
New studies show that smartphone apps and other digital medicine technologies can reduce costs and improve outcomes in patients with chronic conditions by assisting them in day-to-day disease management.
The University of Virginia Health System's (UVA) Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center integrated its discharge process and its post-acute care program for heart failure patients—with dramatic results for mortality rates, readmission rates, and overall costs, Andis Robeznieks writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
A recently published survey shows that 63 percent of women have delayed a doctor's visit to lose weight, and both women and physicians underestimate women's risk for heart disease—potentially delaying lifesaving treatment for their heart health.