23andMe's newest feature allows users to share whether they have one or more of 18 common medical conditions and to review treatments' effectiveness, but some experts warn that patients could misinterpret the data.
A family spokesperson said former President George H. W. Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alaska, California, and Texas.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are questioning whether Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who President Trump nominated to head Veterans Affairs, is qualified for the position amid new concerns regarding Jackson's oversight of the White House medical office.
The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and America's Health Insurance Plans have come out against the Trump administration's proposal to expand short-term health plans, saying the proposal could undermine the exchange market and cause premiums to rise.
Walmart and Emory Healthcare have partnered to launch an ACO to serve Walmart employees in Atlanta, and Walmart also has agreed to send certain employees to Emory facilities for spine and joint replacement surgeries.