Former President Jimmy Carter on Monday broke his hip after falling at his home, but was treated at a nearby hospital and underwent a successful surgery, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Georgia, and Maryland.
Hospitals throughout the United States are using patient monitoring units located outside of the hospital ward to alert clinicians to changes in patients' vital signs that might otherwise go unnoticed, Casey Ross reports for STAT News.
Nearly 30% of nurses suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during their careers, contributing to high rates of turnover in the profession, Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi reports for the New York Times.
The Russian propaganda network RT America is targeting the U.S. with false claims that 5G cellphones could cause health problems ranging from cancer to autism—part of a disinformation campaign that one expert likens to "economic warfare," William Broad reports for the New York Times.
The highest-ranking Democrat and Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday released a draft bill to address so-called "surprise" medical bills by setting a benchmark payment rate for out-of-network services—a proposal health care providers have said they oppose.