Google grabbed headlines last week with a patent suggesting it may secretly be working on EHR technology, but that's far from the only way that Google and its parent company Alphabet are aiming to transform health care, reports CNBC's Christina Farr. Here are five of the tech giant's lesser-known bets in the industry.
More than half of hospital and health system executives say they don't have a successor ready in the event of their CEO's sudden departure—and almost one-third say they have no succession plan whatsoever, according to a survey from executive search firm Korn Ferry.
Dustin Theoharis miraculously survived after being shot repeatedly by police in 2012. Here's what it's like to survive 16 bullet wounds—and how Theoharis is coping with the physical and emotional burdens that medical professionals say he will carry with him forever, Ciara O'Rourke writes for The Atlantic.
From 1999 to 2004, health care spending among the elderly was increasing by 3.8% each year. But starting in 2005, something unexpected happened—spending began to slow down dramatically. Advisory Board's Megan Tooley and Sebastian Beckmann explain what was likely behind the slowdown—and three ways providers need to respond today.