Jon Heavey, an ED physician at Cleveland Clinic, has announced that he will run for the Democratic nomination for governor of Ohio, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Ohio, and Virginia.
Radiation from cellphones may be linked with tumor development among male rats, according to new research—but the findings should not be extrapolated to humans, health officials said, noting that if there is any cancer risk associated with cell phone use, it's minimal.
Some of your underperforming "C players" simply need to be managed out of your team—but others can be converted into "B" or even "A" performers, Jay Conger and Allan Church write for the Harvard Business Review. Here's how to tell the difference.
The White House Council of Economic Advisers outlines several policy suggestions for lowering prescription drug prices in the United States, including ways to reduce incentives for Medicare providers to prescribe high-priced drugs and boost incentives to prescribe lower-priced drugs.
OhioHealth cut its sepsis mortality rate by 4.3 percentage points over the past two years by educating staff, using a new diagnostic tool, curbing medication response time, and fostering a forgiving attitude towards false alarms, Christopher Cheney writes for HealthLeaders Media.
Rules drafted by the Department of Homeland Security would direct government officials to consider benefits such as CHIP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and health insurance subsidies provided under the Affordable Care Act, among others, when evaluating whether a non-citizen is eligible to remain in the United States.
Purdue Pharma's decision to stop marketing opioids to physicians comes as more than 12 states and about 400 U.S. cities and counties have filed lawsuits against the company and other opioid drugmakers, alleging the companies misrepresented the risks of opioids and fueled the U.S. opioid misuse epidemic.