Almost Family and LHC Group to Merge
The merger will create a nationwide provider of in-home health care services with a long track record of sucessfully partnering with hospitals and health systems. (Nasdaq/Globe Newswire)

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: How One Las Vegas ED Saved Hundreds of Lives After the Worst Mass Shooting in US History
The night that Stephen Paddock opened fire on thousands of people at a Las Vegas country music concert, nearby Sunrise Hospital received more than 200 penetrating gunshot wound victims. Dr. Kevin Menes was the attending in charge of the ED that night, and thanks to his experience supporting a local SWAT team, he’d thought ahead about how he might mobilize his department in the event of a mass casualty incident. (Kevin Menes, Md, Judith Tintinalli, Md, Ms And Logan Plaster/Emergency Physicians Monthly)

Army to Provide Medical Care to Test Subjects
This program is only available to former members of the Armed Forces who have an injury or disease resulting from their participation in a U.S. Army chemical or biological substance testing program. (Bill Chappell/NPR)

Medicare Compared
Medicare, the crown jewel of the U.S. healthcare system, looks pretty tarnished when compared to what other countries offer seniors, according to a new report. (Maggie Fox/NBC News)

How the U.S. Has Become a Medicaid Nation
Numbers underline the importance of Medicaid but also provoke alarm among conservatives and some economists who say the U.S. cannot afford the costs over the long run. (Phil Galewitz/Kaiser Health News)