A Health Affairs study finds physician practices are avoiding antitrust regulation via small acquisitions and individual hires, Advisory Board lines up everything you need to know about getting your Medicare risk strategy MACRA-ready, and more.
At the end of the first quarter of each football game, University of Iowa football fans turn to face the University of Iowa Children's Hospital—which overlooks the stadium—to wave at patients, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Iowa, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
Hospitals are hiring more freelance doctors amid a growing physician shortage, and physicians are increasingly praising some of the perks of the job—such as higher hourly wages—but challenges remain, Max Blau writes for STAT News.
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Lasker Awards, including Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the National Cancer Institute, Michael Hall of the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, and Planned Parenthood.
Countering global dietary guidance, a diet that incorporates more fats and fewer carbohydrates—and some fruits and vegetables—may be tied to lower mortality rates, according to three new papers in the Lancet.
CDC researchers say "sustained, targeted, and multisectoral responses to the opioid overdose epidemic are needed, including timely surveillance, safer opioid prescribing, education on opioid overdose and naloxone, linkage and access to treatment, leveraging of community-based services, and collaboration between public health and public safety agencies."
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