Fairview Health Services CEO James Hereford in comments earlier this month said Epic Systems should open its platform to foster innovation, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, and Wisconsin.
A small study suggests that medical students can become "better physicians" simply by taking lessons in how to observe art at a nearby museum—a finding that speaks to the benefits of cross-training in an increasingly specialized industry, Malcolm Gladwell and David Epstein write in Ophthalmology.
HHS' new division will aim to protect health care professionals who have moral or religious objections to certain medical procedures—reversing certain patient protection policies put in place under former President Barack Obama's administration.
As of early Friday, a government shutdown at midnight was looking "likely" amid disagreements over a continuing resolution, Politico reports. Here's what a shutdown could mean for CDC's flu program, NIH patients, CHIP, and more.