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.

Nursing homes provide more care to reduce hospital admissions


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The push to reduce hospital admissions has put more pressure on nursing homes to provide services that used to require a hospital stay, experts say. However, nursing homes are not required to have reg… Read More

Quality issues prompt Wockhardt to recall some meds in U.S.


  • Reuters

Wockhardt announced its plan to pull "several batches" of drugs produced at its Indian facilities in Chikalthana and Waluj before quality issues prompted the U.S. FDA to bar exports from those plants.… Read More

Pa. school uses locally sourced foods for students' lunches


  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (N.Y.) (tiered subscription model)

Students at a Pennsylvania school for prekindergarten to grade 12 are eating lunches made with meats, cheeses and produce from local farms, while bread comes from a nearby bakery. School nutrition pro… Read More