U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams in a tweet about the incident said the passenger he assisted is doing well, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Florida, and Maryland.
Nearly two-thirds of black men were able to get their blood pressures down to healthy levels through a community-based intervention implemented in a setting not usually associated with health care—barbershops, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The lawsuit, which House Republicans originally filed against former President Barack Obama's administration in 2014, centers on whether the executive branch had the power to pay the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reductions to insurers.
A forthcoming accounting standard change will alter the ways hospitals record leased facilities on their balance sheets—and it could affect how hospitals approach new investments in real estate and equipment, according to some experts, Tara Bannow writes for Modern Healthcare.
Writing in the Salt Lake Tribune, Kathleen Kaufman, a retired nurse and former president of the Utah Nurses Association, contends that hospitals' financial policies often treat nurses as little more than "furniture"—but these problems aren't inevitable: Advisory Board's Marisa Deline offers four key areas that hospitals can focus on to better engage nurses.
This week, the internet erupted into a passionate debate: What, exactly, was said in a short, viral audio clip? If you've found your closest personal relationships torn apart by the controversy, we're here to help you patch things up: Medical science can (probably) explain why some people are 100% confident they hear "Laurel," while others are equally adamant they hear "Yanny."
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