Comedian Ken Jeong stopped his comedy show at the Stand Up Live Comedy Club in Phoenix on Saturday to assist an audience member having a medical emergency, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Florida, and Mississippi.
Researchers find women who were enrolled in high-deductible health plans delayed the start of chemotherapy for breast cancer by seven months—but providers can take several key steps to help patients navigate financial obstacles from the moment of diagnosis, writes Advisory Board's Deirdre Saulet.
Microhospitals offer a model for health systems looking to expand their footprint without investing in a full-scale hospital, and Dignity Health has shown the model is not only feasible but can exceed business expectations, Beth Jones Sanborn reports for Healthcare Finance News.
Older adults have long been underrepresented in clinical trials, but experts say policy changes could lead more elderly patients to participate in clinical studies—and improve the quality of care for the entire geriatric population.
This week, hospitals and organizations across the country are celebrating their nurses during Nurses Week 2018. Advisory Board's Carol Boston-Fleischhauer explains why senior leaders should be using this time to focus on staff resilience and recognition.
President Trump's rescission proposal would not affect the program's current federal funding, but would eliminate unspent funds that were allocated in previous fiscal years, including $2 billion from a contingency fund that states can use if they enroll more CHIP beneficiaries than they had expected.