While medical education was once rife with harassment and humiliation from attending physicians, many educators are moving away from this approach. However, some may have gone too far, failing to deliver "negative feedback of any kind," writes pediatrician Perri Klass for the New York Times' "The Checkup."
Payers are testing bundled payments in maternity care as a way to reduce costs and improve outcomes, and while some obstetricians say the accountability is overdue, others are worried that the payment mechanism exposes them to financial risk unfairly, Carmen Rodriguez reports for Kaiser Health News.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma in a blog post published Monday in Health Affairs announced that accountable care organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program generated $739.4 million in net savings in 2018.
When a photo of the children donating the $148 they raised through a lemonade stand to Cincinnati Children's went viral, additional donations came flooding in, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, and Ohio.