Anthony Borges, the last patient from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February, was discharged Wednesday from Broward Health Medical Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Missouri, and Ohio.
Facebook last year sought anonymized patient data from several top U.S. hospitals and medical groups for a proposed research project to help health care organizations identify patients who might need additional care, but ultimately paused the project amid renewed concerns over user privacy, CNBC reports.
A recent JAMA study comparing low-fat and low-carb diets found that "people managed to lose weight no matter which of the two diets they followed"—but that "hopeful" finding provides only limited insight on calorie restrictions, reduced sugar, or the benefits of whole foods, Aaron Carroll writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
Ride-sharing service Lyft is partnering with Acuity Link, a medical transportation logistics manager, to enable providers to order Lyft transportation services for patients through Acutiy Link's existing logistics software dashboard.
Modern Healthcare has released its biennial list of the "Top 25 Minority Executives in Health Care," recognizing executives who are "influencing the policy and care delivery models across the country."
If President Trump moves forward with a proposal to levy a 25% tariff on thousands of Chinese-manufactured products, prices could rise sharply for several medical products and raw ingredients for pharmaceuticals, experts say.