A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked an Arkansas state law that would have made it the first state to ban medication abortion, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arkansas, Michigan, and New York.
CMS in a notice says it has extended the deadline for health care providers to submit signed participation agreements for a new voluntary bundled payment model, called the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement-Advanced Model.
Coffee drinkers—regardless of the amount or type of coffee they consumed—were less likely to die over a 10-year period than non-coffee drinkers, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, although some experts expressed skepticism about the study's findings.
Over the past few years, many hospitals and health systems have invested heavily in wellness programs for employees. It's a great idea in theory, but in practice? Not so much. Learn how Palmetto Health was able to overcome the common hurdles of wellness programs to make their program better.
Hospitals have long-turned to the manufacturing and aviation industries for processes that reduce medical errors—but should they be looking elsewhere? According to The Economist, behavioral science and new technologies might be "more promising ... approaches" to making health care safer.