Talk to members of the 2017 class of Up & Comers and one common trait will come through loud and clear: a deeply rooted desire to improve patients' lives. The 15 members of this year's class are focused on putting patients at the center of the delivery system.
On Oct. 17 the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hear testimony from officials representing big pharma, generic drug manufacturers and pharmacists in an attempt to understand prescription drug costs.
Meet the 15 members of the 2017 class of Up & Comers in the healthcare industry.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has implemented an electronic tool in its EHR that assists nurses with the triage of patients in the emergency department.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is scoring his biggest philanthropic donation ever with a $7 million gift to Novant Health.
A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.
A push by the Trump administration to decrease the number of undocumented people in the U.S. could stop illegal immigrant parents from enrolling their American children into healthcare coverage.
These leadership tools from major medical schools help prepare med students for real-world practice.
Many schools are reforming their coursework to fill gaps in traditional programs and better prepare students for adapting to new technology, payment models, leadership roles and collaborative approaches to care delivery.
The Puerto Rican healthcare system, which serves the 3.4 million people devastated by Hurricane Maria, operates under patently unfair Medicaid and Medicare funding rules.
Consumerism is changing marketing in healthcare by putting the focus on individuals.
Mainland healthcare providers are leading relief efforts in Puerto Rico as the public health situation threatens to become increasingly more hazardous.