The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Tuesday updated its recommendations on alcohol screening, saying primary care providers should routinely screen adults for unhealthy alcohol use.
Mayo Clinic this week received a $200 million donation from Jay Alix, founder of AlixPartners and member of the Clinic's board of trustees, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Minnesota, Missouri, and New Jersey.
Forbes this week released its annual 30 Under 30 in health care list, which includes biological researchers, entrepreneurs, physicians, and PhD students under 30 years of age who are working to improve health care delivery in the United States.
Burnout impacts as many as a third of all nurses, but there may be a simple way towards mitigating the problem—having nurses take an outdoor break in a garden, according to a study published in the American Journal of Critical Care.
Hospitals often argue that consolidation will lower prices, but an analysis from the Nicholas C. Petris Center at the University of California, Berkeley, found that consolidation actually leads to higher prices, Reed Abelson reports for the New York Times.