Approximately 100 Californians have contracted norovirus connected to raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada, according to state health officials, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Ohio, and Texas.
Comcast has announced a partnership with Independence Health Group to create a new consumer-facing health care platform aimed at improving health care delivery. The move marks the telecommunication company's first formal foray into the health care sector.
Intermountain Healthcare's successful initiative at McKay-Dee Hospital's ED relies on a new behavioral health center located just across the street—a strategy with valuable implications for how providers should think about using primary care to improve behavioral health, according to Advisory Board's Tomi Ogundimu and Petra Esseling.
Atul Gawande, a public health researcher and cancer surgeon, in a recent episode of Freakonomics Radio discusses why progress in the medical field can be an "uphill battle" and how simple solutions have the potential to improve health care delivery.
About 1,200 independent oncology clinics have shut down or been acquired by a hospital since 2018, according to new data from the Community Oncology Alliance—and oncologists say Medicare's 340B drug discount program and sequester-related cuts to Medicare Part B are driving the trend, Susannah Luthi reports for Modern Healthcare.
Amelia Eldred was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer just before her seventh birthday, so doctors performed a rotationplasty—a rare procedure that rotated her leg 180 degrees to facilitate a future prosthetic, Lindsey Bever writes for the Washington Post.
The lawsuit hinges on differing accounts over whether former Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin was fired or had resigned from his post, and as a result, whether President Trump had the authority to appoint an acting VA secretary to replace Shulkin.