With a number of CEOs and celebrities touting their early wake-up times, it'd be easy to think waking before the crack of dawn is the secret to success. But research suggests waking too early interferes with our circadian rhythm and can backfire, Adam Popescu reports for the New York Times.
A bill passed last week in the state Legislature aims to protect rural hospitals from having to compete with freestanding EDs that do not offer inpatient services, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Louisiana, and Maryland.
Health care providers are continuously working to find efficient ways to treat some of the United States most vulnerable populations, and a new study suggests individuals with severe mental health conditions saw overall improvements to their health under a new treatment model called "reverse co-location."
Cancer drugs that are granted accelerated approval by FDA often do not show clear outcomes benefits when more rigorous clinical trials are conducted, according to a study published last month in JAMA Internal Medicine, MedCity News reports.
CDC on Monday announced the number of measles cases reported in the United States so far this year has surpassed 1,000, reaching 1,022 cases as of June 6 and setting the country on pace to see its worst measles outbreak since 1992.
Technology has advanced to the point that "bots" could provide many day-to-day health care services largely independently—and the main obstacles to this robotic revolution are "social conventions rather than our technical limitations," David Asch and colleagues write for the Harvard Business Review.