The victims are Nancy Swift, a nursing manager at UAB Hospital-Highlands who was killed in the attack, and Tim Isley, an employee with sterile-supply company Steris who was injured in the attack, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Florida, and Virginia.
FDA in an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking is seeking public feedback on nicotine standards, such as the appropriate amount of nicotine a single cigarette should contain to protect public health.
On last week's "60 Minutes," Oprah Winfrey reported on childhood trauma and how a "revolutionary" approach called trauma-informed care can reframe conversations about negative childhood experiences and help people overcome that trauma as an adult.
Physicians in Charlotte, North Carolina, earned the highest average salary in 2017, according to a new report from Doximity—which also found that male doctors on average make about $105,500 more than female doctors.
High-profile federal initiatives like the cancer "moonshot" have put precision medicine in the spotlight as a next-generation approach to fighting cancer—but how are providers deploying these new innovations? Keep reading to learn how Intermountain Healthcare is advancing the emerging field of precision medicine.
Hospitals and health systems are increasingly turning to outpatient services to maintain a competitive edge—but in South Florida, the expansion boom often means encroaching on other health systems' service areas, creating what at times can resemble "an all-out hospital war," John Dorschner reports for the Miami Herald.
CMS overall hospital star ratings released last December disproportionately favored specialty hospitals due to the agency's method for rating institutions that didn't report data on all 57 measures, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis.