The NBA on Tuesday announced that Kaiser Permanente will be the "official team physician" for the Golden State Warriors, as part of an expanded partnership between Kaiser and the NBA, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.
About one in five hospitals in the United States last year met national performance targets for maternal care interventions like cesarean sections, according to Leapfrog Group's 2019 Maternity Care Report published Wednesday.
CDC on Thursday announced that the total number of reported measles cases in the United States has reached 971, marking the highest number of measles cases reported in the country in more than 25 years and threatening the United States' World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated the disease.
An overwhelming majority of physician assistants believe there is a disconnect between their job title and what they actually do, according to new research, amplifying the debate about whether a title change may be in order. Advisory Board's Julie Riley and Sarah Hostetter weigh in on the term they prefer—and why "titles have tremendous power."
Research has shown that processed foods account for a large portion of Americans' diets, and three recent studies offer a clearer picture of how eating large amounts of processed foods may affect your weight, cardiovascular health, and overall mortality risk—and the results aren't great.
After patients complained about its phone-based appointment scheduling process, a Texas Health Resources clinic implemented a new online patient portal—leading to shorter wait times and a near-perfect patient check-in rate, Mike Miliard reports for Healthcare IT News.