Heyward Donigan, who will serve as CEO effective Monday, said she wants to find incentives to bring customers into the store, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
To cut costs, a Denver-based organization is arranging for U.S. doctors to fly to Mexico to operate on American patients—who might even get a check from their employer for having their surgery performed abroad, Phil Galewitz reports for Kaiser Health News.
For staff at University Medical Center of El Paso, the hours after the mass shooting were a time of "heroics in the face of violence," Gina Kolata writes for the New York Times, recounting the team's efforts to save 14 victims of the shooting.
While recent headlines proclaimed that exercising in the morning could lead to greater weight loss than exercise at other times in the day, Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and health care economist, warns that you should think twice before overhauling your workout routine.
The Department of Homeland Security on Monday finalized a rule that will allow federal officials to consider whether immigrants are receiving or are likely to receive Medicaid or other public benefits when reviewing their residency applications—a move health care leaders have said could affect immigrants' health.
HHS in guidance released Friday said it will not use rigid standards to determine whether providers who receive Title X family planning funds are complying with a final rule that bars such entities from providing or referring patients for abortion care, Susannah Luthi writes for Modern Healthcare's "Transformation Hub."