The donation will go toward new hires at the Institute for Computational Health Sciences and building a database that brings together health data from different sources, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Illinois, and Indiana.
Several experts say the ruling could prevent the Trump administration from unilaterally dropping its appeal of the case and allowing a lower court's injunction to halt the payments to take effect—though the administration still could determine that it will not continue making the monthly payments.
See how compensation in both specialty and primary care fields held up this year—and read our national partner Ron Charpentier's on how to redesign compensation models to attract and retain physicians.
More than half of the $30 million the National Football League donated to NIH for brain research will expire, unspent, at the end of August, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru report for ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
The expectant mother didn't even realize that Amanda Hess, an OB-GYN in Kentucky, was a patient in the hospital herself: "My husband noticed something was going on because [Hess] had on a hospital gown, but ... I was in my own world there."
HHS data show that insurers' premium proposals vary dramatically, ranging from a 21.6 percent average decrease in Alaska to a 44 percent average increase in Idaho—reflecting both states' diverse approaches to implementing the Affordable Care Act and insurers' uncertainty about whether the Trump administration will make payments to insurers called for under the law.
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