To build their clinical skills and their understanding of the ecosystem, some Harvard Medical School do a rotation with an unlikely bunch of patients: zoo animals, Karen Weintraub reports for the New York Times.
The former Cleveland Clinic CEO will serve as executive adviser to Google Cloud's health care and life sciences team, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Florida, and Missouri.
Research has long proven that multi-tasking doesn't work—so when your boss or co-worker insists they are listening while a laptop is open or a cellphone is out, chances are they're not, Joseph Grenny and Kelly Andrews write for Harvard Business Review. But, they note, there are three things you can do to get someone to down their device and capture their full attention.
Between 2016 and 2017, physician pay held mostly steady—but a few specialties bucked the trend with strong growth, a Modern Healthcare analysis reveals. Advisory Board's Hamza Hasan and Sarah O'Hara explain the latest trends in physician pay and what provider organizations can do to keep up with rising salaries.
The only hospital in town had shut down forever hours earlier. Her twin babies weren't due for two months. But in the predawn hours of a June morning, 21-year-old Kela Abernathy found herself in pre-term labor in rural Missouri—and her hours-long search for a properly equipped hospital shows how hard it's becoming to find obstetrics care in rural America, Jack Healy writes for the New York Times.