VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland lines | Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald is in hot water after likening wait times at veterans clinics to waiting in line at Disneyland. He made the comparison to a group of reporters at a media breakfast after being asked why the VA doesn't report the date when veterans first seek an appointment.
Doctors react to Virginia governor's veto of direct primary care bill | WVIR-TV (Charlottesville, Va.)
Some primary care doctors in central Virginia are shocked and upset that Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed a new, bipartisan healthcare bill. The bill would have clarified that "direct primary care" is not the same thing as insurance.
Vanderbilt Medical leads push for statewide healthcare network | The (Nashville) Tennessean
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is leading a push to bring independent hospitals from around the state under a single umbrella network that would reshape access to care in Tennessee.
Leader behind hospital ID theft ring takes plea deal | New York Post
The leader of an identity theft ring that used stolen patient records purchased from a crooked hospital employee to pull off shopping sprees at major Manhattan department stores took a plea deal Monday.
The South Carolina Legislature has overridden a veto of Gov. Nikki Haley (R) to make South Carolina the 10th state to ban eyeglass prescriptions based solely on remote eye exams.
Former St. Francis exec returns as CEO | Memphis (Tenn.) Business Journal
St. Francis Healthcare has named Audrey Gregory the new CEO of its Memphis hospital system. Gregory will replace David Archer, who announced his retirement in April. Archer had been with St. Francis-Memphis for 19 years.