Montana Brown, who beat cancer at age 2 and age 15, has joined the nursing team at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's AFLAC Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Georgia, and New York.
FDA on Thursday approved Abbott Laboratories' FreeStyle Libre Flash, the first glucose monitoring device to allow diabetes patients in the United States to test their blood sugar without having to prick their fingers.
Congress has yet to extend federal funding set to expire Sept. 30 for CHIP and federal grants for community health centers, nor have lawmakers acted to delay scheduled cuts to disproportionate share hospital payments.
In its latest rankings, Medscape recognizes the "25 giants of medicine from the last century who ... stand apart due to the extent of their achievements whose contributions have had a major impact on the development of medical practice."
Novant Health has implemented a three-day physician-resiliency program that aims to help physicians remember why they joined the profession and improve their interpersonal relationships—with impressive results, Lola Butcher writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
Amid increased scrutiny over Trump administration officials' use of private jets, HHS Secretary Tom Price says he will reimburse the federal government for "[his] seat" on private jets and will no longer use charter flights for business.