CVS is opening 1,500 HealthHUBs. What's their endgame?

In June, CVS Health announced that it would create 1,500 new HealthHUB stores—a model that provides around 80% of the services of the average primary care practice. The rapid expansion was noteworthy for the company that has seen stock prices tumble after its merger with Aetna—but it also may be the key to making the purchase pay off. Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell explores why and outlines the key takeaways for providers.

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The introvert's guide to the modern workplace

The noisy, bustling modern workplace can be a tough environment for introverts—but by following a few simple principles, introverts can set themselves up for success while remaining true to their personalities, writes Morra Aarons-Mele, author and founder of a social impact agency, in the New York Times.

Elon Musk's company wants to read your mind. But does its technology actually work?

In 2016, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk founded the tech startup Neuralink with the aim of developing a high-bandwidth implantable brain-computer interface to enable people to control a computer or smartphone using their minds. On Tuesday, Musk offered the world a first glimpse at what the team is working on.

New York told doctors how to treat sepsis—and it worked

After 12-year-old Rory Staunton died of sepsis in 2012, New York adopted new regulations regarding sepsis treatment, and a new study published in JAMA found these regulations appear to be working, Richard Harris writes for NPR's "Shots."

Around the nation: Intermountain launches spinoff to help others transition to value-based care

Intermountain Healthcare on Tuesday announced that it has launched Castell, a spinoff company aimed at helping providers, payers, and other health care stakeholders transition to value-based payment models, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Hawaii, Ohio, and Utah.

Is your patient's medical device under recall? This app will let them know.

A tech company on Monday launched a smartphone app that immediately alerts patients, providers, and caregivers when FDA recalls a medical device.

CMS repeals Obama-era nursing home arbitration agreement ban, issues new rule

CMS this week finalized a rule that repeals a policy issued under former President Barack Obama that banned nursing homes from entering into pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements with residents, and instead prohibits long-term care facilities from forcing residents to sign them as a condition of residency.

Weekend reads: Should you wear sunscreen on an airplane?

The origin of the first 911 call, inside the fashion trend that is "washless" clothing, and more.