First Lady Melania Trump visited Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center on Monday, receiving a briefing on the care of opioid-affected children at the hospital and visiting with patients, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Ohio, and South Dakota.
Congress today is expected to vote on a spending package that would fund the government through March 23, increase funding for community health centers and to combat the opioid misuse epidemic, repeal the Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment Advisory Board, and more.
Even the most carefully crafted email can contain a typo or two, Joanna Cutrara writes for Grammarly. To improve your emails this year, Grammarly, a proofreading software, ranked the most common email errors that users made in 2017.
In an interview with NEJM Catalyst, Intermountain Healthcare President and CEO Marc Harrison said a newly launched nonprofit that will supply generic drugs to hospitals doesn't aim to become the "sole generic drug manufacturer," but rather to fight back against "profiteering" by a small number of existing generic drug companies.
Katherine Lockler, an RN who works at several EDs in northwest Florida, recorded a now-viral Facebook video, warning people of the "cesspool of funky flu" in the ED and bluntly advising them to "wash your stinking hands" to avoid spreading the virus.
Many organizations have made patient navigation a priority—so why are so many navigator programs missing the mark? Read this post to learn six guiding questions that program leaders need to ask, along with strategies to best respond to each one.