The news that the next Apple Watch will feature an FDA-cleared electrocardiogram (EKG) has triggered a war of words among providers, with some saying it will generate invaluable data and others arguing it will just waste patients' time and money.
For the second year in a row, employees at Hawaii Pacific Health have donated over $1 million for its annual Employee Giving Campaign, which benefits patients and their families, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Hawaii, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
CMS' Bundled Payments for Care Improvement-Advanced Model launched Monday with 1,299 participating entities, and while some participants are excited about the model's prospects, others already are contemplating leaving the model.
Health care systems are preparing for Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall by Wednesday afternoon, by evacuating patients, canceling surgeries, securing power generators, and storing food and water supplies.
Research shows that a number of young adults are choosing to seek care from telemedicine providers, retail clinics, and urgent care facilities instead of primary care providers (PCPs)—and some PCPs are looking to win back millennial patients by offering more convenience.