The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released an 11-page "committee opinion" that offers sweeping recommendations to fundamentally change postpartum care, saying that new mothers need to be seen sooner and more often after giving birth, Nina Martin writes for NPR and ProPublica.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been moved from Houston Methodist Hospital's ICU to a "regular patient room," according to a statement from his office, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Minnesota, New York, and Texas.
CMS Administrator Seema at the annual Health Datapalooza conference on Wednesday said her agency will give researchers access to Medicare Advantage claims data, while FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said his agency is looking to bolster artificial intelligence in health care and more.
The case centers on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's process for dealing with patent challenges outside of the court system, known as inter partes review—which has been favored by generic drugmakers and health insurers, but opposed by some major pharmaceutical companies.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced steps the agency is taking to crack down on the illegal sales of electronic cigarettes to minors as part of an effort to prevent tobacco use among children and teenagers.
While there's no one solution to the opioid crisis, there is a proven, gold-standard treatment for opioid use disorder that hospitals and health systems can deploy now: medication-assisted treatments (MAT). Here's what you need to know—including how three top health systems are implementing MAT.
It's tempting to believe that you know yourself better than anyone else does, but in truth, it's your coworkers who know you best, writes Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, in The Atlantic.
The Joint Commission has released an alert urging hospitals to address workplace violence—a move that underscores the impact of violence on nurses' resilience, write Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis and Anne Herleth.