Dawn Peshinski, an RN, was on her way to work when she witnessed a car carrying an eight-month pregnant woman crash head-on into another vehicle, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Iowa, Michigan, and Ohio.
CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation met its 2015 goal to have at least three new payment models maintain or lower costs while improving or maintaining care quality—and so far has recommended two models for expansion, according to a Government and Accountability Office report released Wednesday.
California investigators recently used a public genetic database to help identify an individual suspected to be one of the state's most infamous serial killers—but legal experts and bioethicists say the move raises privacy and ethical questions as DNA websites grow in popularity.
This month's massive recall of E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce is only the latest in a years-long string of recalls related to bacteria in salad greens. The Daily Briefing’s Ashley Antonelli digs in on why these foodborne illnesses keep popping up.
In today's corporate world, employees are often held accountable for the performance of colleagues they don't directly manage. Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Sue Shellenbarger lays out three ways you can gain power—even when your organizational chart gives you none.
Moody's Investors Services in a new report shows the median operating cash flow margin in fiscal year 2017 declined to 8.1% in 2017, emphasizing the need for hospitals to grow revenues—but at least one element of Moody's analysis is "misguided," Advisory Board's Eric Fontana and Emily Connelly write.
More hospitals are launching and expanding "rapid autopsy" programs: specialized programs that allow researchers to retrieve, sustain, and test cell samples in the minutes after a patient's death in hopes of finding treatments for cancer and other diseases, JoNel Aleccia writes for Kaiser Health News.
President Trump says "some excellent people" are interested in becoming Veterans Affairs secretary, and according to Modern Healthcare, those on the short list include former Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni, and more.