The two-year pilot, which also will be supported by federal Medicaid funds, is intended to demonstrate that providing housing can lead to reduced overall health spending, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, and Michigan.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Monday called on former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to resign from his new post on Pfizer's board of directors, saying Gottlieb's decision to take the position "smacks of corruption."
A recent meta-analysis in the journal eLife identified nearly 400 routine practices that have been debunked by studies in leading medical journals. Writing for the New York Times, Gina Kolata rounds up 10 "of the most notable findings."
President Trump last week released a controversial executive order requiring hospitals across the country to disclose the negotiated rates they set with insurers, but New Hampshire's experience with a price transparency site suggests the practice may not lead to major savings, Melanie Evans reports for the Wall Street Journal.
A boy living with a rare genetic condition was almost 'out of options' when a genetically engineered zebrafish saved his life—a medical feat that his doctors say demonstrates precision medicine's potential to treat disorders besides cancer, Sharon Begley reports for STAT News.