Nine nurses who work in the labor and delivery unit at Maine Medical Center are pregnant and due to deliver between April and July, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Iowa, Maine, and Maryland.
In the United States, caregivers face significant economic loss and stress to care for their family and friends during and after medical treatment, a fact that highlights a "gaping hole" in the U.S. health care system, Aaron Carroll writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
How are doctors like professional baseball players? According to Robert Pearl—who, as an avid baseball fan and a former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, knows a thing or two about both—physicians and ballplayers alike keep making "the same four professional errors" when planning their careers and their finances.
Doximity, the social network for physicians, has released its latest physician compensation report. Find out which metro areas had the highest—and lowest—average physician compensation with our interactive map.
United Parcel Service (UPS) this year will test a service that will dispatch nurses to patients' homes to provide vaccinations, suggesting UPS is looking to be a bigger player in the $85 billion outsourced health care logistics market.