Over 100 high schoolers attended the MultiCare Nurse Camp in Tacoma, Washington, earlier this month where they got to tour local ORs, EDs, and patient rooms to learn about careers in health care, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Maryland, and Washington.
For the new report, published in The Lancet, researchers conducted an expansive review of existing studies and identified key behaviors—including smoking, social isolation, and physical inactivity—that drive many cases of dementia.
Under the proposed rule, Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments would be cut by $2 billion in fiscal year 2018, with the cut increasing by $1 billion annually until they reach $8 billion in FYs 2024 and 2025.
Announcing the effort, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said, "Envisioning a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from alternative and less harmful sources, needs to be the cornerstone of our efforts—and we believe it's vital that we pursue this common ground."
President Trump's meeting with a trio of Senate Republicans proposing block-granting Affordable Care Act (ACA) funds comes after the Senate last week failed to advance three separate measures that would have partially repealed the ACA.
Memorial Healthcare System has partnered with community organizations to help youths face the challenges of transitioning out of foster care—from navigating the complex health care industry to obtaining a driver's license, Julius Karash writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
President Trump in a series of tweets Saturday called on Republican lawmakers not to give up on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, warning that "bailouts" for insurers and members of Congress could end "if a new health care bill is not approved quickly."