Each day, people encounter seemingly mundane choices that could increase their risk of dying, Alexander Webb writes for the New York Times. He rounds up four everyday scenarios that could up the risk of dying—and how you can make changes to increase the likelihood that you'll live another day.
The United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) has a contract that grants Amazon access to health data on the NHS website—and newly available information about the contract is raising concerns among privacy advocates.
More than half of Virginia beneficiaries who visited the ED last year were treated for "non-traumatic dental conditions," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
The Daily Briefing's editorial team in 2019 read through scores of news stories and studies on the lifestyle choices that we face every day—from whether diet sodas increase the risk of premature death to whether exercising in the morning is better.
Health care is abuzz with innovative clinical discoveries, yet observers often "lament" the industry's "lack of innovation" in care delivery, Penn Medicine CEO Kevin Mahoney and colleagues write in Harvard Business Review.
The Department of Justice on Thursday announced that it has charged 10 former NFL players with fraud for allegedly submitting false claims for medical equipment totaling $3.9 million to a health benefits program for former players.
CMS on Thursday announced plans to reimburse hospitals for site-neutral payment cuts the agency made to off-campus hospital facilities in 2019—but CMS separately said it still intends to implement site-neutral payment cuts in 2020.