The Wayne Independent reports about a community open house for Wayne Memorial Hospital’s new patient tower.
WCAU-TV reports with an update about services available at Hahnemann University Hospital.
Community and Economic Impact of Hospitals:
The Gant Daily reports, “Penn Highlands Healthcare is making major investments in the communities it serves, including in Clearfield and DuBois.”
WJET-TV reports about Magee Women’s Center at UPMC Hamot’s new digital footprint technology to keep infants safe.
NPR reports about the benefits of adding a drug pricing tool to patients’ electronic health records.
Quality and Patient Safety:
NPR reports to consumers about how to “get the best from your doctor.”
The Citizens’ Voice reports about more than $1.7 million in grants to local organizations to improve health care throughout Northeast Pennsylvania.
The Hill reports about anxiety among lawmakers surrounding the possible need to raise the national debt ceiling.
POLITICO reports about a new executive order to encourage more kidney transplants and treatment at home.
The Pennsylvania Capital-Star reports about how the federal challenge to the Affordable Care Act could affect Pennsylvania.
In a related article, the Tribune-Review also reports about the story.
Becker’s Hospital Review reports with “6 takeaways” from the hearing.
Healthcare Dive reports that Congressional Democrats are warning of the “catastrophic consequences” of a federal ruling that would overturn the Affordable Care Act.
The Pittsburgh Business Times reports about the University of Pittsburgh’s federal grant to research opioid use.
The Lehigh Valley Business reports about the primary care physician shortage.