The healthiest (and unhealthiest) cities in America, according to WalletHub

WalletHub this week ranked more than 170 metro areas in the country from healthiest to unhealthiest. See how your city fared on our interactive map.

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'I don't know if I will go home alive': Inside the cruise ship where 3,000+ people are quarantined

Around 3,000 passengers and crew aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship have been quarantined since Feb. 4 after a passenger tested positive for the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19.

Pharmacists are feeling overwhelmed. Is that jeopardizing patient safety?

In recent years, pharmacists are raising more concerns to state regulatory boards about the increasing demands of their jobs and the resulting implications for patients, but some pharmacy chains are pushing back, saying patient safety is a top priority, Ellen Gabler reports for the New York Times.

Are providers documenting social determinants? Not really, CMS says.

Providers increasingly are focusing on social determinants of health (SDOHs) as a way to improve their patients' outcomes, but a recent CMS report suggests providers have been slow to adopt new SDOH codes.

15,152 new coronavirus cases emerged overnight. What caused the spike?

Officials on Thursday announced an additional 15,152 cases of the new coronavirus after broadening their criteria for identifying new cases of the virus. The increase marks the largest single-day jump in cases since the outbreak was first reported.

You're at an in-network facility with an in-network surgeon. What are your odds of an out-of-network bill?

A study published Tuesday in JAMA reveals just how hard it can be for patients to avoid surprise charges—even when they're receiving care from in-network facilities and providers.

Around the nation: Maryland to become first state to ban flavored disposable e-cigarettes

The state's move to ban the disposable, flavored products is intended to curb youth use of the devices, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, Missouri, and New Hampshire.