Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Happier nurses equal healthier patients


Nurses who feel more confident and less stressed in their profession may be less likely to suffer burnout, Cheryl Wagner writes in AJN. When nurses experience something called "moral distress," even t… Read More

Big corporations are adapting to ACA, study shows



An analysis by ADP shows that large companies have adapted to requirements imposed by the Affordable Care Act and many have been able to hold down health benefit cost growth. The analysis also found t… Read More

Catalent to expand Ky. facility


  • BioSpace (San Francisco)

Catalent Pharma Solutions plans to spend $62 million to expand its facility in Winchester, Ky., to accommodate the demand for oral solid formulations. The firm says the expansion could generate 300 jo… Read More

Texas high school installs food cart for breakfast


  • KSAT-TV (San Antonio)

A Texas high school is working to increase breakfast participation by installing a food cart. Officials said the cart provides a grab-and-go option for students who otherwise may not have time to eat … Read More