The 10 best jobs in health care in 2020, according to US News

U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its annual list of the 'Best Healthcare Jobs' in 2020. Find out if your job made the cut—and discover three ideas from Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar about how managers can help turn any position into a 'best job.'

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The 'CRISPR baby' scientist is going to jail. What does that mean for CRISPR's future?

He Jiankui, a Chinese scientist who announced in November 2018 that he used the gene-editing technology CRISPR to create the world's first genetically-modified human babies, has been sentenced to three years in prison for "illegal medical practice"—and the fallout could have implications for future CRISPR research.

Eliminating the individual mandate penalty didn't cause an insurance market 'death spiral,' researchers find

The individual insurance market remained relatively stable and profitable despite Congress eliminating the Affordable Care Act's financial penalty for remaining uninsured, dispelling concerns that repealing the mandate would send the market into a "death spiral," according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis released Monday.

More teens are vaping nicotine and marijuana. Should we be worried?

Fewer teenagers in 2019 reported drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, and trying hard drugs, but the number of teens who reported vaping marijuana and nicotine rose, according to federal survey data and a related study.

'Hospital at home' can be effective—and save money, Brigham and Women's pilot shows

New findings from a pilot at Brigham and Women's Hospital show home hospital care could provide better quality and cost less than traditional hospital care for patients with certain conditions.

People are increasingly dissatisfied with health care sharing ministries. Now, states are taking matters into their own hands.

More than one million Americans have turned to faith-based health sharing ministries, which help their members pay for medical expenses, in place of traditional health insurance. But as one ministry recently acknowledged, "[T]here is no coverage, no guarantee of payment"—leaving some patients facing potential financial ruin, Reed Abelson reports for the New York Times.

Around the nation: CMMI taps Brad Smith, co-founder of Aspire Health, as new director

HHS on Monday announced that Smith would become the new director of CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, replacing Adam Boehler, who left the role in the fall, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Maryland, and Virginia.