Jennifer Pratt was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, when she was 11, but now she's cancer-free and working as a hospitalist at Children's Minnesota in St. Paul, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni on Friday told employees that the system will undertake a major restructuring, "hinting at transitioning from a hospital-oriented system to one that's focused on outpatient care and telemedicine," Alex Kacik reports for Modern Healthcare.
Three years into a five-year hospital payment pilot, Maryland hospitals were meeting or exceeding the model's goals for cost reduction and quality improvement, according to a new report released by the Maryland Department of Health.
A new study suggests that even low levels of lead exposure can increase an individual's risk of death—and that the number of annual deaths linked to lead exposure might be more than 10 times higher than previous estimates.
U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual Best Nursing Schools list, with Johns Hopkins University topping the list for master's degrees and Duke University topping the list for doctor of nursing practice degrees.