The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion nearly eliminated a key disparity in cancer care access for white and black U.S. patients, according to a new study unveiled Sunday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting.
The woman "had a very large tumor in a tight space" in the back of her brain, according to her neurosurgeon, Ramsey Ashour, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Missouri, and Texas.
Hospitals are increasingly offering high salaries to specialists who are big referral generators, but the federal government is alleging that, in some cases, these arrangements may count as kickbacks. Here's what you need to know—and why sky-high salaries might not be the right way to recruit specialists in the first place, according to Advisory Board's Hamza Hasan.
Tiffany Swedeen nearly lost her nursing job after she was discovered stealing opioids from her hospital. Now, she's back at work—and hoping to serve as an example for other health care professionals struggling with addiction. Here's how your organization can support those in similar situtations, according to Advisory Board's Rebecca Tyrrell and Alex Polyak.
After the Camp Fire last year destroyed Paradise, a remote town in California, the town is now taking on the "monumental" task of rebuilding its entire health care system, Victoria Colliver writes for Politico.
Fitness trackers encourage users to reach 10,000 steps per day, but a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that there may be "nothing magical about the number." That's why Advisory Board's Peter Kilbridge and Sophie Ranen advise you to look beyond the hype to see wearables' tremendous clinical potential.
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