As public health experts continue to debate who should receive booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines, some parts of the country are seeing surges of cases, driven in part by breakthrough infections. Concerned about waning immunity, 3 states are expanding booster shot eligibility to anyone who wants one.
President Joe Biden on Friday announced he would nominate Robert Califf, a former FDA commissioner and professor at Duke University School of Medicine, to once again serve as FDA commissioner. The move was met with praise from many health experts and lawmakers but criticism from others who are skeptical of his ties to the pharmaceutical industry.
Spurred by increased competition and rising consumer expectations, health care providers now more than ever must prioritize the patient experience—especially online. Writing for the Harvard Business Review, John Glaser, executive in residence at Harvard Medical School, shares five key principles for providers to keep in mind as they aim to improve the patient experience.
A district judge approved a multimillion-dollar settlement for lawsuits filed over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich., in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Michigan, and Virginia.