WellSpan York Hospital has introduced a five-minute dance video for pregnant women as part of a new labor initiative to help them manage their pain through distraction, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Louisiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
The opioid epidemic has received widespread attention as public health officials direct more resources to combat the drugs' deadly outcomes. But Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli reports that experts fear another prescription drug problem is mounting, citing steadily increasing prescription rates and associated deaths—much like what was seen in the early years of the opioid epidemic.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday finalized new recommendations broadening the number of women primary care providers should assess for BRCA gene mutations that increase the risk of breast, ovarian, and other cancers.
On television, when providers rush to administer CPR to a patient, they're almost always successful, but the "reality of cardiac arrest" is very different—and despite providers' best efforts, it's often more deadly, Charlotte Huff writes for Mosaic Science.
Google offers more accurate provider information than many health plan directories, such as health plans' Medicare Advantage directories and exchange plan directories, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care.
Uber and Lyft are betting big on the health care sector to expand their businesses, but they are having to adopt new approaches to attract older patients, Paula Span writes for the New York Times' "The New Old Age."
In about 25% of states, the company that pays its workers the most money is in the health care industry, according to data gathered by AFL-CIO. Find out the employers that pay the most in your state on our interactive map.