Map: The 786 hospitals facing HAC penalties in 2020

CMS recently announced that 786 hospitals will face Medicare payment cuts in fiscal year 2020 under Medicare's Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program.

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US implements mandatory quarantines for 1st time in 50+ years over new coronavirus

The Trump administration has declared a public health emergency in the United States over the new coronavirus and has implemented quarantines and other restrictions to curb the virus' spread—as some experts raise concerns that the virus could become a pandemic.

'The real epidemic in medicine today': Why this MD believes 'moral injury' is hurting doctors—and patients

When Wendy Dean's husband's health rapidly deteriorated, his physicians were bound by such tight scheduling and non-clinical roadblocks that they struggled to provide him with thorough care, Dean, a psychiatrist, writes for WBUR. Dean says the scenario highlights health care's "moral injury" problem—a phenomenon she believes is often conflated with burnout.

Weekly review: The 5 habits that could give you 7+ more years of healthy life

Forbes names the best health systems for diversity, the story of a man whose fight with Ebola left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and more.

What 37M people's claims data reveals about mental health access

In the United States, commercially insured patients are struggling to find in-network mental health providers, forcing many to seek out-of-network care at rates above those for other conditions—despite the federal mental health parity law, according to a report published recently by Milliman.

3 reasons the vaping illness outbreak has slowed, according to CDC

The rate of new cases of a vaping-linked lung illness has gradually decreased since peaking in September 2019, according to CDC. The agency outlined three factors behind the decline.

Around the nation: ACC and AHA offer new blood pressure quality measures

The groups said health care organizations and providers should use the new measures to ensure they adhere to diagnosis and treatment guidelines for patients with high blood pressure, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maine, and Texas.