New research finds consuming more than one alcoholic beverage per day, or roughly 100 grams per week, could reduce life expectancy—a finding that suggests U.S. guidelines for male alcohol consumption might be too high.
Peggy Phillips, a retired nurse, on Tuesday provided CPR for a dying woman on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 as the plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia International Airport, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
A Verizon report finds 56% of health care data breaches in 2017 came from individuals inside the affected organizations. Here's how you can ward off insider threats, according to Advisory Board’s Ernie Hood and Allyson Vicars.
The bill, called The Choose Medicare Act, would establish a new Medicare Plan, called Part E, that would allow individuals of all ages and U.S. employers to purchase Medicare coverage on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges.
A coalition of consumer groups, health care insurers, and unions are urging CMS to re-issue a final rule intended to stop dialysis facilities and other third parties from steering Medicare-eligible patients with end-stage renal disease into individual market plans in instances when the facilities or third parties either directly or indirectly have a financial interest in doing so.
Physicians often find it difficult to help patients navigate health care decisions when there is little evidence to support a particular course of action—but providers can still take several approaches to guide patients through the "gray space," physician Dhruv Khullar writes for the New York Times.
Nurse leaders from SSM Health, University of Maryland Capital Region Health, and University of Virginia Health System explain why health care leaders should not overlook nurses in their efforts to "fix the hospital."