A federal judge caused heads to turn last week when he appeared open to a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The Daily Briefing spoke to experts to get a clearer picture of just how chaotic things could get if this case continues to gain traction.
Learn about a new report indicating Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs are hitting their target savings; join our webconference to learn how providers are scaling legacy approaches to chronic disease management; and more.
Apple on Wednesday revealed that the Apple Watch Series 4 will feature an FDA-approved electrocardiogram to monitor heart rhythms, drawing mixed reactions from providers—who said the device could help detect serious medical conditions but could also increase the risk of false positives and over-diagnosis.
In NEJM Catalyst, Shreya Kangovi and David Asch, leaders of the Penn Medicine's successful community health worker (CHW) program share three key lessons they've learned after helping more than 1,000 CHW programs. Advisory Board's Tomi Ogundimu and Darby Sullivan then share three additional best practices they gleaned from visiting Penn's program themselves.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday announced the agency is considering a ban on flavored electronic cigarette (e-cigarettes) sales in the United States to address an "epidemic" of e-cigarette use among youth.
Generation Z is entering the workforce, and they bring different goals and motivations than other generations—even millennials. Here are nine ways Gen Z is unique, and Advisory Board nursing experts' early reflections on what health systems should expect with, and do to prepare for, this new wave of workers.
Health care systems are preparing for Hurricane Florence—which is expected to hit portions of the southeast United States from Thursday through Sunday—by evacuating patients, testing power generators, and stockpiling extra medical supplies.