New York City officials last month announced an initiative aimed at reducing maternal deaths and complications among black women, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Kentucky, and New York.
The Medical Board of California on Thursday launched a new mobile app that will send notifications to patients if a doctor's license is suspended or revoked, or when any disciplinary action is levied against the provider.
Centene says it has signed a letter of intent with Ascension to launch a joint Medicare Advantage plan that would be "a preferred model" for the insurer and for providers in the Ascension health system, which is the largest nonprofit health system in the United States.
The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline will invest $300 million in the genetic testing company 23andMe under a partnership focused on researching and developing medical treatments using de-identified DNA data—but some experts are raising patient consent concerns.
Even for those of us who work in health care, it can be hard to distinguish myth from fact when it comes to our health. Therefore, we've dug into three more common health myths to help you understand the scientific evidence behind them—and found the key to promoting evidence-based medicine at your organization.