In June 2018, Amazon announced that it was purchasing PillPack, a mail-order pharmaceutical supplier. Writing for CNBC, Christina Farr examines why Amazon made the deal and what plans it has for PillPack going forward.
Brian Kane, a physician at Kenhorst Family Medical Center, will participate in the Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride against Cancer, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Last year, Benjamin Schwartz, a surgeon who specializes in gynecologic cancer, made a "simple yet remarkable adjustment in how [his surgical team] prepare[s] for surgery" that made patients facing scary procedures more comfortable and helped his surgical team better know their patients, Schwartz writes in a STAT News opinion piece.
The World Health Organization on Tuesday released new guidelines for reducing the risk of developing dementia, and while some of the tips have been characterized as "common sense," others might surprise you.