CMS on Wednesday announced that Medicare will cover FDA-approved CAR T-cell therapies nationwide at health care facilities that meet certain requirements, but the agency did not create a new payment code for the treatments. Advisory Board's Deirdre Saulet explains what these decisions mean for providers.
The American College of Surgeons recently rolled out new standards for hospitals that aim to improve surgical outcomes for older patients who increasingly are undergoing complex surgeries that in the past may have been considered too dangerous for this patient population, Paula Span reports for the New York Times.
With so many health care providers, thought leaders, journalists, and policymakers active on Twitter, it's easy to miss tweets that are informative, provocative, or entertaining. Here are 10 health care tweets that caught our eyes this week.
The goal is to create advancements in cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies, and medical imaging, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania.