Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday declared a state of emergency amid news that passengers on a recent cruise, many of whom are California residents, could have been exposed to the new coronavirus, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, New York, and Tennessee.
When doctors diagnosed a 60-year-old patient suffering from abdominal pain with cancer, she questioned the diagnosis—and her skepticism might've saved her life, W. Robert Graham, a retired physician who later treated the patient, writes for MedPage Today.
As of Thursday, the new coronavirus has spread to nearly 100,000 people worldwide, including more than 100 people in the United States. Here's everything you need to know about the symptoms of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and who should be tested for it.
When a group of nearly 200 health economists were asked how they would run the U.S. health care system, their answers did not always follow politically popular positions, Austin Frakt reports for the New York Times' "The Upshot." Here's what they would change—and keep the same.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has expanded its screening guidelines for hepatitis C and is now calling on providers to screen all adults between the ages of 18 and 79 for the disease, according to a new recommendation statement published in JAMA.