Ancestry, the genealogy-focused genetics testing company, on Tuesday announced two new products that will provide consumers with health information based on DNA test results—a move that places the company "in direct competition with 23andMe," according to STAT News.
The state Department of Workforce Development's list of "hot jobs" is based on pay, growth in the profession, and job availability, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Michigan, New Jersey, and Wisconsin.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime advocate for civil rights and a leader in the Democratic caucus, died early Thursday due to "complications concerning longstanding health challenges," his office confirmed.
Federal spending would increase by between $590 billion and $34 trillion over a decade if the United States implemented Democrat-backed proposals to expand the Affordable Care Act's subsidies, create a public health insurance option, or establish a single-payer health care system, according to a new report.
After colorectal surgeons at Mayo Clinic successfully piloted a program to get patients home more quickly, the clinic expanded the practice to seven independent medical centers throughout the country, David Larson, Mayo's chair of colon and rectal surgery, writes for Harvard Business Review. Here's how Mayo spread the practice.
Three of the largest U.S. drug distributors and two manufacturers have reportedly reached an agreement to collectively pay nearly $50 billion in cash and addiction treatments to settle a consolidated case of thousands of lawsuits claiming the companies helped fuel the opioid epidemic, according to individuals familiar with the deal.
Sutter Health has reached an undisclosed preliminary agreement to settle allegations of antitrust behavior brought by self-funded employers and California's Office of the Attorney General (AG), the state AG's office announced Wednesday.