Actress Gal Gadot visited Inova Children's Hospital in Virginia dressed as Wonder Woman—the superhero she played in the 2017 film of the same name, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New Jersey, New York, and Virginia.
Episodes of violence are becoming more common and more severe in U.S. emergency departments (EDs), prompting ED clinicians to push for tighter security as well as policies to protect clinicians who are in harm's way, Politico reports.
GoFundMe has raised more than $5 billion from 50 million donations since the website launched eight years ago—and one in every three of the site's campaigns is intended to pay medical bills, according to CEO Rob Solomon.
Using actors or computerized mannequins to teach students can be a costly venture, so some medical training programs are instead turning to mixed- and virtual-reality programs as a cheaper alternative. Advisory Board’s Naomi Levinthal and Andrew Rebhan say this technology could expand to patient care but will "depend upon more well-designed studies to prove it is both clinically-sound and cost-effective at scale."
In the six months after Hurricane Maria stuck Puerto Rico, deaths from bacterial disease in the commonwealth increased to levels that should have prompted officials to declare an "epidemic," according to an analysis of previously unreleased mortality data.
President Trump announced Monday that he will nominate D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as the next associate justice on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.
To learn more about telehealth landscape, we sat down with Julian Rivera, a Partner at Husch Blackwell, to understand current regulations, how they've shifted in recent years, and what legal challenges providers may still face.
While testing the effectiveness of a new kitchen safety training video, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists made a surprising discovery: Few volunteers washed their hands after handling raw meat, leading to the spread of germs all over the test kitchen.