July 19, 2019
The Tribune Democrat reports about the celebration of the 45th anniversary of Conemaugh Memorial’s Regional Intensive Care Nursery.
WITF reports about an incident in the emergency department of The Chambersburg Hospital that briefly put it on lockdown.
Becker’s Hospital Review reports about where the U.S. ranks in the use of health care technology.
The Los Angeles Times reports about potential ramifications for people who use Amazon’s Alexa for medical advice.
Quality and Patient Safety:
The Associated Press reports about a program by the American College of Surgeons to encourage providers to adopt new standards to optimize surgery on patients 75 and older.
FierceHealthcare reports about better patient outcomes in states that spend more on primary care.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital will result in job losses for 40 percent of Drexel University physicians and clinical staff.
The Hill reports that the differing views for the future of health care by Democratic candidates have moved to center stage.
Reuters reports about Canada’s opposition to U.S. lawmakers’ plan to import prescription drugs citing that it could adversely affect the supply and costs for Canadians.
CBS News reports about the danger signs of heat-related illness.