AdventHealth last week launched a $2 million DNA test project and began offering free DNA tests to 10,000 Florida patients—potentially significantly expanding access to genetic counseling, and raising questions about how the data could be used, the Associated Press reports.
A study published earlier year revealed that "long hours, disrupted sleep and constant stress can take a biological toll on newly minted doctors. Down to the level of their genes," Dhruv Khullar writes for the New York Times' "Well." Here's what the study found about the impact of stress and overwork on our bodies.
Following an article from NPR and Kaiser Health News, Fresenius said it had been "incorrectly classified as … being out of network," and announced it would waive the charges retroactively, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Missouri, Montana, and Wisconsin.
Diagnostic errors for cancers, infections, and vascular events accounted for more than 60% of medical malpractice claims over a 10-year period, according to a study published this month in the journal Diagnosis.