As Covid-19 cases surge across the United States due to the delta variant, many people are considering whether to cancel their late summer travel plans. According to infectious disease experts, the decision should depend on where you're going and what circumstances are like there.
Google has closed Google Health, its stand-alone health division—but that doesn't mean the company is sunsetting its numerous health initiatives. And according to Advisory Board’s Jordan Angers, Google is following a playbook established by other Big Tech players that have reevaluated their health care aims.
Relatively few hospitals have complied with a new law requiring them to publish the previously "secret" prices they negotiate with insurers—but of those that have, a new analysis from the New York Times suggests that prices vary widely based on a given patient's insurance plan.
Following FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, an increasing number of employers are enacting vaccine mandates, a trend that President Joe Biden on Monday urged businesses and government leaders to follow.
Amid research showing the overwhelming majority of Americans trust their personal doctors more than other health information sources, one physician, Chau Che, is advocating for a grassroots effort among doctors to convince patients to get vaccinated against Covid-19—and she offers her five-step, two-minute approach to do so.
More than 23,000 public school students and staff in Georgia are quarantining due to coronavirus exposure just weeks into the school year, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Virginia.