A statewide poll revealed that 80% of voters in California support a new law that will allow the California Department of Public Health to review and possibly reject a doctor's decision to allow a child to skip some of their shots, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Massachusetts, and Michigan.
Cadavers have been a "cornerstone" of medical education for centuries, but cost concerns and clinical limitations are leading some medical schools to stop using cadavers and instead use virtual reality, Bahar Gholipour reports for Scientific American.
Some human resources experts believe hiring for 'cultural fit' disadvantages companies by employing only like-minded individuals, but others argue that with the right definition in place, the practice doesn't have to undermine diversity.
While ombudsmen have long served as a "liaison" between patients and hospital systems, ombudsmen services rarely extend beyond the hospital setting—spurring some patients to hire private advocates instead, Julie Washington reports for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Wednesday canceled his campaign events for the coming days after being hospitalized and treated for an artery blockage.
House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-Mass.) in a letter sent Friday to Democratic lawmakers proposed to address so-called "surprise" medical bills by allowing the Trump administration and stakeholder groups to form a committee to recommend regulations for out-of-network bills.