Ken Brown, a pancreatic cancer survivor, will join Malcolm Bilimoria, the oncology surgeon who treated him, and several other physicians on the trip, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, New York, and Texas.
Some stakeholders are concerned about ways the Trump administration could seek to change Medicare through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, while others welcome CMS' request for their input.
Senate Republicans' decision to abandon the vote on their latest Affordable Care Act repeal bill leaves many open questions about how—and whether—GOP leaders will move forward on health reform, while Kaiser Permanente's CEO and other hospital leaders are calling for a bipartisan approach.
As of Tuesday, only 11 of 69 hospitals in Puerto Rico as had power of fuel supply, and the U.S. government had evacuated 150 patients from the country and U.S. Virgin islands, with more evacuations expected in the coming days.
Both sepsis incidence rates and sepsis mortality rates remained stable between 2009 to 2014, according to a new study in JAMA—contradicting prior research suggesting that sepsis mortality rates were falling, Maria Castellucci writes for Modern Healthcare.
To put into context Democrats' growing calls for "Medicare for all," the New York Times' Aaron Carroll and Austin Frakt assembled a panel of five health policy experts to assess and rank the health care systems of eight nations: Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States.
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