A study of 100,000 people released earlier this month shows that nearly 90% of women who carry a BRCA mutation which increases their likelihood of cancer would have been missed by 23andMe's genetic test, Heather Murphy reports for the New York Times.
We recently attended the American Association of Nursing Executives' Annual Meeting in San Diego and had the pleasure of speaking with many Advisory Board members and nursing leaders from around the country. The experience also helps us keep a pulse on what nursing leaders care about today—and what likely faces them in the year ahead. Here's our five main takeaways.
Google has warned its employees that at least one person at the company's headquarters in Silicon Valley has been diagnosed with measles, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Oklahoma, and Texas.
CMS this week released proposed rules that would increase payments for inpatient rehab facilities and inpatient psychiatric facilities by 2.3%, or $195 million, and 1.7%, or $75 million, respectively, for fiscal year 2020.
In March, a man travelled from Brooklyn to Michigan to visit people in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities to raise money for charity—but unbeknownst to him he'd contracted measles and would become Michigan's "patient zero" in an ongoing measles outbreak.
Many people believe procrastination is a result of poor time management—but psychology experts say that's misguided, Charlotte Lieberman reports for the New York Times. Lieberman outlines the real reasons why you put things off and what you can do to break the cycle.