The 'Best Jobs in America for 2020': 7 are in health care

Glassdoor has released its list of the "50 Best Jobs in America for 2020," and seven health care professions made the list. Advisory Board's Serena Bernthal-Jones explains why she's surprised more health care jobs didn't make it—and four steps employers can take to change that in the years to come.

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Why America faces a geriatrician shortage (and what to do about it)

The United States is facing a shortage of geriatricians as the number of older adults in the country outpaces the number of newly trained specialists in the field, Paula Span writes for the New York Times' "The New Old Age."

The new coronavirus is spreading fast among humans. Here's how US and other agencies are responding.

The Chinese government on Monday confirmed the human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus, following a steep increase in the number of reported cases.

FDA is approving drugs faster than ever—but is this a good thing?

FDA's drug approval process has accelerated over the last four decades, but a study published Tuesday in JAMA indicates the evidence behind the approvals is getting weaker.

Around the nation: SCOTUS declines expedited review of ACA case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined a request from Democratic state officials and House lawmakers to immediately hear a case challenging the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality, though the Court did not rule out taking up the case at a later date, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Kentucky, and Texas.

Struggling to revamp performance reviews? We've got answers to your top 3 questions.

Industries outside of health care have led the way in shifting away from the annual performance appraisal in favor of continuous feedback, but there are early-movers making similar shifts in health care. Advisory Board's HR Advancement Center spoke with workforce leaders who are innovating their performance management processes and discovered three big questions on their minds.

Why CDC just narrowed its vaping recommendation

CDC in a report released Tuesday announced a majority of patients in three states with the vaping-linked illness reported receiving tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products from their friends, family, and other informal sources, as cases of the illness continue to rise.

Weekly review: The 5 'anxiety traps' you fall into at work—and how to escape them

The happiest physicians—and the most burned-out ones in 2020, why this flu season could be the worst in decades, and more.