Eligible UnitedHealthcare members can now "walk off" the cost of an Apple Watch, giving members a pathway to getting a $300 version of the device for a fraction of the price, Christina Farr reports for CNBC.
Atrium Health noted the proposed settlement does not include an "admission of wrongdoing ... and Atrium Health is not required to pay any penalties or fines," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, and Texas.
In every year since 2011, more hospitals have closed than opened—many of which were in rural communities. This trend can occasionally drive patients to seek care at higher-quality facilities, but it can also have significant health consequences on the local population. Here are the two priorities rural hospitals should focus on to stay afloat, according to Advisory Board's Rob Lazerow and Andrea Marin.
Glenner Town Square is the first adult daycare center in the United States built around reminiscence therapy—a form of therapy intended to spark personal memories for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
This year, more than 55 million people are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday—and whether you're flying, driving, or taking a train, traveling can take a toll on your health. The New York Times' Shivani Vora outlines six tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle, no matter where the holiday takes you.