Though few physicians realize it yet, a new CMS rule will begin to pay them for the hours they and their clinical teams spend managing Medicare patients' chronic conditions beyond face-to-face office visits. >>>
"Some of these individuals would never have known they had lung cancer, and never would have been treated for lung cancer… and would have died from other causes rather than from this disease," says one researcher. >>>
Douglas Hawthorne, CEO of Texas Health Resources, has repeatedly made big bets on where the puck is going in healthcare, and those bets have almost always paid off. Now his behemoth health system is seeking to take responsibility for caring for individuals over a lifetime. Making that change pay off financially is the critical challenge. From the 2013 HealthLeaders 20. >>>
Patient survival of ICUs is 26% more likely when backed by eICU services, and patients are discharged faster from the ICU and the hospital, a new study finds. >>>
Healthcare organizations use holiday cheer to make a positive impact on their communities, through shopping discounts for preventive care, a food drive, and staff volunteering. >>>
Nearly 1% of anesthesiology residents showed substance use disorders, including some who died as a result, and nearly half of those caught had a relapse, says a new report. "This is still a big problem within our specialty," says the study author. >>>
Hospital and health system job growth looks strong, Connecticut sees its first hospital strike in 25 years, and a hospital worker convicted of infecting patients is sentenced in New Hampshire. >>>
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