The Republican Study Committee, which is comprised of conservative House lawmakers, on Tuesday released a framework to reform the U.S. health care system by eliminating parts of the Affordable Care Act and providing states with more regulatory authority.
Biogen on Tuesday announced that it will seek FDA approval for aducanumab, an Alzheimer's drug that originally had been considered a failure after the company in March announced trials of the drug had not shown clinical benefits.
The effort also will include the first at-home living donor testing kit, the organizations said, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kentucky, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington.
Advisory Board experts read hundreds of articles about health care every month—and occasionally they come across commonly held facts that don't pass muster. Here are five pieces of conventional health care wisdom that fall flat today.
When Laura McIntyre posted a Facebook a tribute earlier this month to her twin sister, Caty Nixon, a labor and delivery nurse, McIntyre didn't expected the post to go viral—but the tribute to Nixon and nurses on a whole has racked up over 219,000 likes and 129,000 shares.
As demand for telemedicine grows, more doctors are seeking licenses in multiple states so they can tap into the technology to treat patients across state lines—and some are even getting licensed in all 50 states, Christina Farr reports for CNBC.