To celebrate National Cardigan Day, which honors "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" star Fred Rogers, West Penn Hospital dressed its newborns in cardigans, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kansas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
Upon learning that her patient would not qualify for a heart transplant without a legal guardian, Lori Wood, a nurse at Piedmont Newman Hospital, took matters into her own hands, Cathy Fee reports for the Washington Post.
The Trump administration on Friday released rule changes intended to increase price transparency among health care providers and insurers. Advisory Board's Robin Brand and Rachel Sokol explain why this could be beneficial for hospitals, but why the move could actually backfire in lowering prices.
The number of deaths due to drug-resistant infections in the United States have declined, but the number of these infections are on the rise, indicating that so-called superbugs present a greater risk to public health than previously thought, according to a CDC report released Wednesday.