John Niemoth experienced a heart attack while driving, but the quick actions of a nurse and an off-duty police officer saved his life, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Malik Ramadhan of the Royal London Hospital reflects on his hospital's experience treating victims of Saturday's terror attacks in London, telling The Guardian that clinicians "came flooding into the hospital to help."
In response to a "perfect storm" of market forces, Mayo Clinic decided to overhaul how it provides care—despite operating an already-successful health system, Ron Winslow reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Mount Sinai Health System recently launched a not-for-profit to provide legal aid services to economically disadvantaged patients, including legal support for transgender patients and trust and estate planning for terminally ill patients, Ilene MacDonald reports for FierceHealthcare.
Harvard professor Ted Kaptchuk researches the effects of giving patients sugar pills with their full knowledge, and his findings may lead to a new understanding of exactly how medicine works, Vox reports.
Justice Elena Kagan in the court's majority opinion writes that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act's religious exemption applies to pension plans regardless of whether they were established by actual churches or by groups affiliated with churches.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Monday said the department will replace its VistA EHR system with a system from Cerner, which also is working to overhaul the Department of Defense's EHR system.