In the video, Amanda Kofoed and her husband were "ambushed" by a flash mob donating $13,000 for her treatment costs, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Idaho, Michigan, and North Carolina.
Minneapolis ranks first in Medscape's annual list of the best places to practice medicine in the United States, which this year focuses on locations that help providers avoid burnout and live "a calmer and happier life."
Lyft President John Zimmer says a partnership of this size with Blue Cross Blue Shield "allows us to reach all 50 states" in a way that is critical to "help make our communities stronger and families healthier."
Senate negotiators are working on a potential compromise that would maintain the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansions for a longer period of time than the American Health Care Act proposes, but also would subject Medicaid to tighter federal spending limits than proposed in the AHCA.
Providence Health & Services' Innovation Fellowship has generated millions in cost savings in just two years, and officials are now revamping the program in the hopes of launching more projects that can be put into practice, Rebecca Vesely reports for Hospitals & Health Networks.
While the United States over the past decade has "made significant progress" in the availability of palliative care services, "large disparities remain by geography, race, and type of illness," Dhruv Khullar writes for New York Times' "The Upshot."