Hospitals to collaborate on heart disease followup program; Medical school enrollment at all-time high;

News From Around the Web

> Thirty-five hospitals will pioneer a team-based program to follow up with patients at home after hospitalizations for heart attacks or heart failure, according to an announcement from the American College of Cardiology. Announcement

> Neglect of culture is the major stumbling block for raising international health standards, according to a new report published in The Lancet. Study abstract

> Medical school enrollment reached a record high, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Announcement

Health Payer News

> Individual market enrollees are paying higher monthly premiums on average after Affordable Care Act implementation, according to results of a new HealthPocket study. Article

Health IT News

> Success as a healthcare CIO boils down to having the right people on your team, Randy Davis, chief information officer and vice president of support services at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Illinois, said in an interview at Becker's Health IT and CIO Review. Article

And Finally… Man's best friend? Maybe not. Article