A major new study on the health effects of fish oil and vitamin D prompted seemingly contradictory headlines from news outlets—illustrating how easily a study's findings can be misunderstood or overhyped in the press, Mary Jaklevic writes for Health News Review.
U.S. employers, including those in the health care sector, are increasingly adopting automated telephone interviews to streamline their hiring process—but some applicants say the robo-interviews are impersonal and even unsettling. Advisory Board's Micha'le Simmons says the strategy could have some advantages, but says organizations should ask themselves three questions first.
CMS says more than 1,500 U.S. hospitals will receive bonus payments in fiscal year 2019 under Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. Advisory Board's Eric Fontana and Cameron Ferrey explain three key takeaways from this year's results.
The American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical College, and three independent health systems in a lawsuit argue that the Trump administration does not have the authority to implement a new site-neutral payment policy under Medicare.
At a time when physician burnout is rising, some physicians are opting to ditch the busy brick-and-mortar practice across town and instead see patients from the comfort of their own homes, Catherine Ho reports for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Doctors from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil have delivered the first baby born to a woman who received uterus transplant from a deceased donor, according to a case report published in The Lancet Tuesday.