Amazon's entry into medical product distribution should serve as a wake-up call that traditional relationships between providers and suppliers "are ripe for disruption," according to Advisory Board's Brandi Greenberg.
In an 11-hour surgery, doctors successfully separated the conjoined twins at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wyoming.
The liver in mammals can grow and shrink in size by up to 40 percent every day—and that's just one of the strange facts about the little-appreciated "blob" that performs 300-plus functions inside your body, Natalie Angier writes in an ode to the liver for the New York Times.
Few provider-sponsored health plans created since 2010 have generated profits, according to a recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report. Advisory Board's Rachel Sokol discusses challenges facing provider-sponsored plans—and what sets the best apart.