Fortune on Wednesday released its '40 under 40' list of the most influential 'entrepreneurs, leaders, and iconoclasts' under 40 years old, including 19 who are known for their contributions to the health care and wellness industries.
The announcement comes five weeks after a former physician at Mount Carmel Health System pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the deaths of 25 palliative care patients, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Massachusetts, and Ohio,
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Monday unveiled a health reform plan that aims to build on and protect the Affordable Care Act by providing Americans with the option to enroll in a public health plan and making more Americans eligible for subsidies to purchase exchange plans.
In the United States, the cannabis industry exists in a "grey area" that's made it difficult for researchers to examine the plant's potential medical benefits, but one Israel-based company is seeking to bridge the gap by providing evidence-based medical cannabis treatment plans, Amanda Chicago Lewis reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Christiana Care Health System in November 2016 introduced a nurse navigator initiative for cancer patients that has helped improve clinical outcomes while reducing costs, Christopher Cheney reports for HealthLeaders Media.
A federal appeals court on Thursday denied a request for an emergency stay on a recent ruling, allowing HHS final rule that would bar providers and clinics that receive Title X family planning grants from providing or referring patients for abortion care.
Physicians aren't much better than other patients when it comes to receiving recommended high-value care and foregoing unwarranted low-value services, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.