CVS Health on Wednesday announced that it will now provide MinuteClinic Video Visits through its CVS Pharmacy App, allowing consumers to receive care for minor illnesses and injuries around the clock, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Washington.
About two years ago, Johns Hopkins University and University of Pennsylvania researchers sought to broaden the pool of kidney donors by testing whether hepatitis C-positive organs could be safely transplanted into non-infected patients—and their results suggest such transplants can be successful.
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees on Friday announced Gianrico Farrugia, the vice president of Mayo Clinic and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, will succeed John Noseworthy as president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic when he retires at the end of the 2018.
CMS says under a newly proposed rule it intends "to adopt the risk adjustment methodology that HHS previously established for the 2018 benefit year which uses the statewide average premium in the payment transfer formula."
An estimated one in seven children who were exposed to the Zika virus while they were fetuses developed one or more health conditions that might have been caused by the virus by the time they were one year old, according to a CDC Vital Signs report published Tuesday.