The Senate early Friday morning adjourned for the weekend after the defeat of Senate GOP leaders' third and—for now—final health reform plan, leaving many questions unanswered about how Congress and the Trump administration might move forward on health care.
The House majority whip will now begin "intensive inpatient rehabilitation," according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Texas, and Washington, D.C.
Research has long shown that people who eat healthy diets tend to live longer, healthier lives—but a new study has good news for the rest of us: People who made small improvements to a less healthy diet significantly cut their risk of death over time.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and other hospitals and health systems have established provider-run support groups for people suffering from post-intensive care syndrome. But there's one problem: No one's showing up.
Efforts to curb readmissions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not increase the risk of death after discharge for heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia patients, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
The Senate voted 49-51 to reject a scaled-back GOP plan to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act. The vote prompted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call for his party to "move on" from its ACA repeal efforts, while President Trump responded by renewing his call to "let ObamaCare implode, then deal."