The state medical board said the doctor's continued practice "poses a threat to the public health, safety, and welfare," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Iowa, and Michigan.
In the age of personalized medicine, some researchers are favoring smaller, faster clinical trials over the more traditional, large clinical trials that can take years to complete—but others say that larger trials provide insights that smaller ones cannot, Lucette Lagnado reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Johns Hopkins Medicine has boosted operational efficiency without adding staff by creating a new command center, which is expected to pay for itself within the next three years, Mandy Roth writes for HealthLeaders Media. Here are four key insights from the program's creation.
Are one or two people dominating the conversations in your meetings? Or do you keep having meetings again and again on the same subject without making any progress? Paul Axtell, a corporate consultant, writes for the Harvard Business Review about how to solve these and other common meeting complaints.
According to a CDC report, rates of death by suicide in the country have increased by 25% over the two decades ending in 2016—with rates rising by more than 30% in 25 states, including a 57% increase in North Dakota. But while it's important to pay attention to these trends, observers this week called for news outlets to be more thoughtful about their coverage of high-profile deaths, saying some reports risked sparking a so-called "suicide contagion."