U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of the "Best Health Care Jobs" in 2022, with nurse practitioners topping the list. If health care jobs take a majority of the top ten, then why are so many people leaving the industry? Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar-Johnson and Monica Westhead weigh in on the tragicomic reality of labeling health care jobs the 'best' right now.
The combination of record-high Covid-19 hospitalizations and widespread staff absences is overwhelming health systems—and leading some to ask their Covid-positive employees to continue caring for patients. Advisory Board's Monica Westhead weighs in on the dire situation, noting how health care leaders should prepare.
CMS on Monday announced that Medicare will pay for the controversial Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm for beneficiaries enrolled in qualifying clinical trials. The unusual decision drew sharply mixed reactions, with one advocacy group calling it "a shocking discrimination" but one expert saying it is "how Medicare should cover drugs not yet proven."
Data reported by New York City hospitals suggests the city has thousands of available beds—but frontline health care workers say they're struggling to make space for patients. So why does publicly available data seem so disconnected from realities on the ground?
Hesitant to ask for an extension on that big project? Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Ashley Whillans, an assistant professor at Harvard Business School, says you need to overcome two key biases that may be preventing you from asking for the time you need.
For the first time, doctors successfully transplanted a genetically altered pig heart into a patient with a life-threatening heart disease, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Utah, and Washington.
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