The Senate on Wednesday voted 93 to 6 to pass the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2019 (HR 302) that would increase reporting requirements for air ambulances, reacting in part to reports of patients receiving five-figure bills.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago cut ED length of stay by 11% by streamlining its triage processes, Daniel Skarzynski, the manager of Operations, ED, and Interfacility Transport, at Lurie, and his colleagues write in NEJM Catalyst.
If you're like most of us, your email inbox is overflowing with vague, unnecessary, or unactionable emails—but let's face it: You've probably sent more than a few emails that fall into those categories, too. Here are the four questions to ask yourself before you hit "send" to make sure your next email gets the response you need.
A Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds employer-sponsored plan premiums rose modestly this year, but those modest increases continued to outpace inflation and wage growth, and a growing share of employees were required to pay deductibles before their coverage kicked in.
Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist and survivor of sexual slavery by ISIS, on Friday were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.