The three highest-paying jobs in America—and five of the 10 top-paying jobs—are in health care, according to a list of the "25 Highest Paying Jobs in America" released this week by the employment website Glassdoor.
In the 1980s, microsurgeons uncovered a rare but important use for the much-maligned medical leech: sucking pooled blood out of delicate tissues post-surgery. But by 2012, a mysterious new strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria had emerged inside leeches' guts, causing some leech-treated patients to develop dangerous infections. A new paper in mBio unravels the medical mystery.
A new study adds evidence to a case nurse managers have been making for years: Lower nurse staffing leads to longer waits and may threaten health care outcomes, Kenneth Michek writes for HealthLeaders Media.
Oscar Health on Tuesday announced that Google's parent company, Alphabet, has invested $375 million in the insurer, which will help Oscar to launch Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and to expand its Affordable Care Act exchange business.