A source familiar with the matter told Axios' "Pro Rata" that the companies plan to pick a CEO for their joint health care venture within two months, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Louisiana, New York, and Wisconsin.
After dealing with bouts of depression, Michael Rose, medical student who's pursing a master's at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, decided to share his story in the New England Journal of Medicine—and now he's calling on other medical professionals to do the same.
The "hospital of the future" will focus more on serving patients in their homes and communities, Laura Landro reports for the Wall Street Journal—and several top health systems, including Gesinger, Mount Sinai, and Intermountain, are already embracing these trends.
Therapy dogs have become a common sight at some hospitals—but few have allowed therapy animals to visit the especially vulnerable patients in the ICU. Now, Massachusetts General Hospital is exploring how it can be done safely, Liz Kowalczyk writes for the Boston Globe.
Older adults should exercise to prevent falls, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published last week in JAMA—marking a shift from USPSTF's 2012 recommendation for both exercise and vitamin D supplementation.