Why your meetings are 'broken'—and how to fix them

Many meetings break down because their participants try to tackle challenges using 'intuitive problem solving'—an approach that's 'highly effective' for individuals but counterproductive in group settings, Al Pittampalli writes for Harvard Business Review. Here's a better way to collaborate for success.

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Advisory Board Insight

This new law was meant to target Uber. So why could it hurt hospitals?

A new California law meant to regulate "gig" labor is worrying health care leaders, who anticipate changes in their ability to hire and staff experienced nurses. Here's what you should know, according to Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis and Jackie Kimmell.

'Life interrupted': More millennials are becoming caregivers in their 20s and 30s

Of the 40 million caregivers in the United States, one-fourth are millennials, according to a report from the AARP Public Policy Institute. Reporting for the New York Times, Susan Garland shares the unique challenges facing younger caregivers.

How Vermont wants to import Rx drugs from Canada

Vermont last week became the second state to submit to HHS a proposal to import prescription drugs from Canada, as President Trump in recent weeks has reiterated his intention to allow states to do so.

Most Medicare beneficiaries don't switch health plans. Here's why that worries some experts.

Most Medicare beneficiaries do not switch health plans from year to year, even as new benefits become available and costs associated with the plans change, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis released Monday.

How a health startup allegedly pulled off a $1B fraud. (Hint: 'Big promises' and 'hot air.')

Founders of the startup Outcome Health used 'big promises' to defraud clients and investors out of nearly $1 billion, according to a STAT+ report on a federal indictment made public on Monday and related charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Around the nation: Nurse snowshoes for 2.5 hours to get to work after blizzard

Emily Ceglar, a nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, walked through nearly two feet of snow in snowshoes for 2.5 hours to get to work because road conditions weren't safe for driving, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Virginia.