The Oakland Symphony in January 2020 will hold a special concert in honor of Kaiser Permanente's late Chair and CEO Bernard Tyson, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 10, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Illinois, and Texas.
Little progress has been made in recent years to improve flu shot uptake, but new research suggests spurring competition among providers to get more patients vaccinated could be the key to turning the needle, RJ Niewoehner and Bradley Staats write for Harvard Business Review.
When you think of Big Tech giants moving into health care, Amazon, Apple, Google, and IBM likely come to mind. But a sleeping giant may be waiting in the wings: Microsoft. Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell rounds up four big health care bets the company is making that you might've missed.
An increasing number of millennials are caring for parents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and these younger caregivers face unique challenges along the way, Megan Thielking reports for STAT News.
FDA on Friday granted Pentax approval to market a duodenoscope with a sterile, disposable elevator—an innovation that reduces the number of parts that need to be cleaned, potentially lowering the odds of transmitting dangerous superbugs.