Mayo Clinic + Google: The new 10-year partnership to 'redefine how health care is delivered'

Mayo Clinic on Tuesday announced a 10-year strategic partnership with Google to develop new AI technologies—and their plan even includes a new Google office located in Mayo's hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.

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How older (and younger) physicians are paid, charted

Medscape recently released its 2019 Young Physician Compensation Report, which shows how much doctors are paid at different ages as well as the changing demographics of the physician workforce.

US uninsured rate rose in 2018 for the first time in almost a decade, new Census data shows

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the country's uninsured rate increased from 7.9% in 2017 to 8.5% in 2018, marking the first year-to-year increase reflected in Census data since 2008 to 2009, when the United States was at the highest point of the Great Recession.

Novo Nordisk to launch lower-cost, generic insulin in US

Novo Nordisk on Friday announced that it will offer generic versions of its insulin drug Novolog at 50% of the drug's current list price in the United States, making it the last of the so-called "Big Three" insulin drugmakers to offer lower-cost insulin products to U.S. consumers.

Your gut bacteria may be tied to obesity. (But fixing the problem won't be easy.)

Researchers are increasingly interested in the connection between the gut microbiome and obesity, but a new study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital suggests that transferring microbiota from a lean donor to an obese donor might not improve the recipients' metabolic health, contrary to other research, Anahad O'Connor writes for the New York Times.

How does Pelosi want to lower Rx prices? Leaked bill offers clues.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as early as this week could release a bill to tackle rising prescription drug costs—and a summary of the bill obtained by media outlets suggests Pelosi is considering allowing HHS to negotiate drug prices for certain treatments and establishing a drug price ceiling based on the prices paid for the drugs in other countries.

Around the nation: California takes on oversight of vaccine exemptions

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law legislation that will give the state oversight of medical exemptions for vaccines that children must have to attend public school, private school, or daycare, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Michigan, and Minnesota.