When Michael Nirenberg jumped to tend to the passenger mid-flight, the 60-year-old male patient had no pulse and was barely breathing, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Indiana, Iowa, and Pennsylvania
WW, formerly named Weight Watchers, has launched a new diet app for children, but Christy Harrison, a registered dietitian nutritionist, in a New York Times opinion piece argues that parents should keep their children away from the app—and diets in general.
Data from a single hospital added more than 22,000 non-fatal gun injuries to CDC's 2015 national estimate, according to an analysis by FiveThirtyEight and The Trace, shining light on sensitivities in CDC's statistical model that can result in unreliable data.
CMS on Monday announced the agency in early 2020 will update hospital star ratings using its current methodology, despite pushback from providers who say the methodology is flawed. CMS also said by 2021 it will release a proposed rule aimed at changing the methodology.
A federal appeals court on Friday again allowed a final rule that bars clinics that receive Title X funding from providing abortions or referring patients to non-emergency abortion care to take effect, prompting Planned Parenthood on Monday to announce plans to officially exit the program.