The company said it chose Lehi, Utah, for its headquarters because it's Utah's tech hub and is located in the center of Utah's universities, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, New York, and Utah.
Washington state Sen. Maureen Walks (R) in a speech on the state Senate's floor recently said nurses at smaller rural hospitals 'probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day'—sparking a wave of criticism from nurses and other health care providers. Walsh, who was arguing to exempt small rural hospitals from a bill that would require nurses to have uninterrupted breaks, later said she regretted the comment.
More than a decade after FDA first approved a helmet that uses transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to treat major depressive disorder, researchers are still unsure of how exactly the science fiction-like device works, James Hamblin writes for The Atlantic.
About a dozen drugmakers for the first time have posted their prescription drug prices online, but experts say they are not convinced the new information will help patients have a better understanding of their drug costs.
Facebook announced last week that they were launching a blood donation tool in several major U.S. cities. The move comes just weeks after they hired a former Google health executive to run their health efforts and made other high-profile health care moves. Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell explains what these efforts could mean for the company's future in the industry.
HHS on Monday announced an initiative intended to shift primary care providers and other eligible professionals from fee-for-service payments to value-based payments using five new voluntary payment models.
Hospitals traditionally have looked internally to develop new technologies, but now, a growing number of nonprofit and academic hospitals are using venture capital as a way to try new technologies, Toby Abraham reports for Healthcare Dive.