UNC Health Care recently announced that it will rebrand to UNC Health across its hospitals and other affiliates, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, and Ohio.
Stocks in the United States and abroad fell sharply Monday morning as the number of new coronavirus cases outside of mainland China surged—causing public health officials to worry the outbreak could be nearing pandemic status.
To avoid transmitting the new coronavirus to their family, Eunice and her husband Pierre Chan, who are both doctors in Hong Kong, have taken what some might consider "extraordinary measures," including giving up hugging and kissing their three daughters, Tiffany May reports for the New York Times.
CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation on Thursday issued a proposed rule that seeks to extend Medicare's Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement payment model for an additional three years and update the model to include outpatient hip and knee replacements, among other things.
The "executive physical"—an intensive appointment that covers much more than the average annual checkup—is usually reserved for busy executives and others who are financially well-off, but a startup wants to bring the service to a wider audience, Rebecca Robbins reports for STAT News.