The final rule, released earlier this year, will levy fines of up to $5,000 on drugmakers that "knowingly and intentionally" overcharge providers for drugs purchased through the 340B drug discount program.
Major health systems—including Cedars-Sinai Health System, Parkview Medical, and Ochsner Medical Center—are leveraging Apple's technologies to help patients access lab results, message their nurses, and even book hotel rooms for their families, Christina Farr writes for Fast Company.
Patients admitted to hospitals while the facilities were undergoing unannounced Joint Commission inspections had lower 30-day mortality rates when compared with patients admitted before or after the surprise visits, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A record number of new doctors will start their medical careers this summer, with hospitals having offered an all-time-high number of residency slots, according to data released by the National Resident Matching Program, Andrew Joseph writes for STAT News.
A short-course radiation therapy for prostate cancer is growing in popularity, despite a dearth of scientific data on how it compares to more traditional radiation therapy, Gina Kolata writes for the New York Times.