A trio of hospital groups led by the American Hospital Association have refiled a lawsuit to reverse CMS' cut to Medicare Part B reimbursements for drugs purchased via the 340B program, Modern Healthcare reports.
When Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced their high-profile health care partnership, they emphasized the new venture would be "free from profit-making incentives and constraints." But longtime Berkshire investors say it may nonetheless provide Berkshire's CEO Warren Buffett with the groundwork for profit-making lines of business, STAT Plus reports.
Nurses are responsible for the health of others, but often the demands of the job force their own health to take a back seat—a finding that prompted the Medical University of South Carolina to launch a pilot program to bring new food to the hospital cafeteria, Maria Castellucci writes for Modern Healthcare's "Transformation Hub."
Each year, 25,000 nursing home residents die after being transferred to hospitals while suffering from sepsis—a growing public health problem that experts say is largely attributable to poor staffing levels, a Chicago Tribune/Kaiser Health News investigation reveals.