RaDonda Vaught, a former nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was found guilty of gross neglect of an impaired adult and negligent homicide on Friday, following a medical error in 2017 that led to the death of a patient.
In a study published Wednesday in Alzheimer's & Dementia, longitudinal data from the Framingham Heart Study showed that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels contributed to the risk of future Alzheimer's dementia "starting as early as age 35."
U.S. primary care lagged in numerous areas when compared with 10 other high-income countries, according to a recent report from The Commonwealth Fund. But Advisory Board's Paul Trigonoplos and Vidal Seegobin aren't convinced the data captures the full story.
Following an air ambulance ride from Colorado to North Carolina, a cancer patient received a nearly $500,000 bill, Julie Appleby writes for Kaiser Health News—something that may have been avoided under the No Surprises Act.
Patients of color are significantly less likely than white patients to have a health care provider of the same race, according to a study released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Advisory Board's Rachel Zuckerman weighs in on why diverse representation in the clinical workforce is critically important—and how health care organizations can build a more diverse workforce.
The Massachusetts Medical Society and the Fenway Institute asked the FDA to end its 90-day blood donor policy for gay and bisexual men, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and New York.