Brain stimulation technology significantly improved memory recall in a small clinical study of epilepsy patients—suggesting that the technology could someday help treat Alzheimer's, dementia, brain injury, or other conditions that impair memory.
Olympic athletes aren't the only ones who spend years preparing for the games: Doctors and other health care providers caring for Team USA at this year's winter Olympics had to undergo "a grueling selection process of their own," Leah Samuel writes for STAT News.
Kevin Sears, executive director of Cleveland Clinic Market & Network Services, says he believes narrow network health plans like those offered through a collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and Oscar Health will continue to take up an increasing share of the individual health insurance market.
The study finds Medicaid beneficiaries who were offered a no-cost Lyft service were no less likely to miss primary care appointments than those who were not—though the researchers cite several study design limitations that might have affected the final results.
Early this morning, President Trump signed a spending package that ended a (very brief) government shutdown. Here's what you need to know about how the new law will affect MACRA, telehealth, provider reimbursement, and more.