Intermountain Healthcare announced on June 27 that it is launching a new collaboration with city, county, and state government agencies called Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Tennessee, Utah, and Washington, D.C.
The Trump administration this week pushed back against a New York Times article that quotes unnamed sources saying the United States during a United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly meeting this spring threatened trade sanctions to "water down" a resolution to promote breastfeeding.
Nonprofit children's hospitals have seen median operating margins dwindle over the past two years, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings—a trend that would be exacerbated if the House GOP's budget proposal is enacted, Bruce Japsen writes for Forbes.
Consistently seeing the same doctor is associated with a lower risk of death, according to a study published in BMJ Open. Advisory Board's Hamza Hasan explains why increasing patient access is the most important thing doctors can do to keep patients engaged with them long-term.
Truvada is the only pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection currently available in the United States, and its wholesale price has increased by about 45% since FDA approved the drug six years ago.
Public health officials have been targeting sugary beverage consumption to reduce the United States' climbing obesity rates, but "for some reason" juice—which is high in sugar—has gotten "a pass," Erika Cheng, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, and colleagues write in a New York Times op-ed.