Biden administration begins setting up new health research agency

May 27th 2022

The new Advanced Research Project Agency for Health will be an independent entity within the National Institutes of Health. Advocates welcome the agency but don’t want its funding to come at the expense of the NIH.

Leapfrog Group report finds areas where pediatric care must improve

May 26th 2022

A new report from the watchdog organization details progress in some areas, but said hospitals are falling short in enabling parents to report problems.

After Texas mass shooting, healthcare leaders demand action

May 26th 2022

The American Medical Association and other health groups aren’t just calling for healing. They are urging lawmakers to take concrete steps to protect Americans from gun violence.

Nurses with depression more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19: Study

May 25th 2022

Harvard researchers examined data from thousands of nurses. Those with depression or loneliness were significantly more likely to end up in the hospital.

New coalition aims to use digital health to improve equity

May 25th 2022

The Digital Health for Equitable Health Alliance includes historically black colleges, pharmaceutical companies and advocates for patient care.