Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson says more than half of the system's physician visits are now virtual, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, New York, and Washington.
One of the biggest public health threats in the United States right now is the fungus Candida auris (C. auris)—a so-called "superbug" that has been identified in more than 60 U.S. residents in recent years, according to acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat, Max Blau reports for STAT News.
A new study published in the journal Stroke shows a correlation between regularly consuming artificially sweetened beverages and stroke and dementia—but experts caution that the study does not show diet soda causes those conditions.
Camden Coalition, an initiative in New Jersey, cut ED visits and hospital bills among super-utilizers after addressing their social determinants of health—an effort that health care providers are now trying to replicate in other states around the country.
Faced with difficulty hiring workers, more hospitals are hiring people with criminal records—most often for positions in food services, housekeeping, and custodial services. Sophie Quinton reports for Stateline.
The traits that boards traditionally think add up to a high-performing CEO are strikingly different than the traits and skills which actually produce strong top executives, according to a 10-year study called the CEO Genome Project.
The individual health insurance market is showing signs of stabilizing, and insurers might see significant improvements in their financial performance in the market this year, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) analysis published Friday.