Technology continues to change how Americans work and live, especially when it comes to health care. New advances are changing how health care is paid for and delivered, putting access to information at our fingertips and creating a more seamless health care experience. With that in mind, here are five...
The FDA's approval this week of Novartis' novel cancer treatment is making a well-deserved splash as the first ever CAR-T therapy approved for use in the United States. CAR-T is a revolutionary gene therapy that works by harvesting a patient's white blood cells and reprogramming them to target tumors....
Gov. Asa Hutchinson was part of a small group of governors invited to the White House over the weekend to visit with Trump Administration officials about how to move forward on health care legislation. GOP leaders in the U.S. Senate have failed to succeed on legislation geared to repeal and...
As a provider of both a health care and insurance, Northwell Health has a huge stake in what health care legislation Congress proposes. CEO Michael Dowling says it's time for Democrats and health care professionals to come to the table. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter...
Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) announced Wednesday (Dec. 6) plans for a 15-month accelerated bachelor of science nursing program, or accelerated BSN, in conjunction with Sparks and Mercy to address a nationwide “crisis” that is expected to result in 1.2 million vacancies in the registered nurse...
With the new year, some look to set resolutions, and sometimes that could be setting new fitness goals. Reaching those goals might be easier with the help of employees at fitness and recreational sports centers. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has developed a data chart showing the...
The Arkansas Department of Health, along with other healthcare providers, has adopted new hypertension guidelines, and the new guidelines mean some patients who didn’t think they had high blood pressure before might be considered hypertensive now. The guidelines were recently developed by the American Heart Association, American College of...
Schaumburg trustees are poised Tuesday to approve a 62-month lease allowing the village's nursing and senior services division to relocate this summer to Market Square shopping center. The move also would pave the way for the demolition of the 70-year-old Slingerland House on Schaumburg's municipal campus, which has been the...
The method, which can grow tens of millions of active neurons in just a month, would allow researchers to test thousands of new compounds that might treat neurodegenerative diseases.   One of the fastest and most effective ways to find new treatments for diseases like cancer is a technique called high-throughput...