He vowed to cure cancer. But this billionaire's moonshot is falling far short of the hype | STAT News
The world's richest doctor had a very bold plan. He'd assemble an unprecedented collaboration of companies, researchers, and doctors. Their mission: to vanquish cancer. By the year 2020, they'd build a working vaccine and test therapies in 20,000 patients. They would forever transform medicine. Or so Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong vowed when he launched his audacious “Cancer MoonShot 2020” a year ago.
Texas Health plans to open its first Frisco hospital in 2019 | The Dallas Morning News
Arlington-based Texas Health Resources is planning a 20-acre hospital campus in Frisco that will be located on the southeast corner of the North Dallas Tollway and Cobb Hill Drive.
Congress Moves To Overturn D.C. 'Death With Dignity Law' | NPR
After an impassioned debate, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted Monday evening to block a D.C. law giving District physicians the right to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who have less than six months to live.
Indiana University puts $3.2 million NIH grant to work on mobile post-ICU recovery program | Healthcare IT News
The Indiana University Center for Aging Research is using a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to advance the development and evaluation of a mobile Critical Care Recovery Program.