To treat 7-year-old Kaeden Mitchell, doctors from Gates Vascular Institute and Women & Children's hospital used a technique that had never before been used on a child in the United States, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, New York, and Ohio.
When Madalyn Parker sent an email saying she was taking a couple days to focus on her mental health, her company's CEO responded with a supportive and encouraging email—and sparked a nationwide conversation about mental health in the workplace. Advisory Board's Micha'le Simmons shares what you can do to protect your staff's work-life balance.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is a yet-to-be formed 15-member panel of health care experts established under the Affordable Care Act that would make cost-cutting recommendations for Medicare if program spending exceeds a target growth rate, which some economists had expected would occur this year.
As of Thursday night, two Republicans—Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Susan Collins (Maine)—had said they would vote against a motion to proceed with the revised bill, meaning Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) cannot afford to lose any more votes.
Advisory Board experts reviewed the 815-page Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for 2018 that was released yesterday. Here is a summary of their early observations—including a proposed dramatic reduction in payments proposed for certain hospital outpatient departments and changing payments for specific specialties.
The Daily Briefing team has updated our chart to help you understand several key provisions and effects of the Affordable Care Act, the original Senate health care bill, and the newly updated Senate bill.
Dana Simpler, an internal medicine physician at Mercy Medical Center, says a poor diet can have dire consequences, adding that the American Heart Association's latest guidance misses an opportunity to warn people about the extent to which their food matters.