A controversial new study in JAMA this week faces a rebuttal from a researcher who believes that readmissions policy has worked largely as intended, with no linkage between lower readmission and higher mortality.
The Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, in a report released Monday, found that nearly 73,000 people on Medicare had one of the seven devices replaced because of recalls, premature failures, medically necessary upgrades or infections.
The National Institutes of Health has created a primer for artificial intelligence that will help computers learn to read chest x-rays, with the hope of providing more sophisticated and consistent diagnoses.
US News & World Report / Associated Press, September 25, 2017
U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact. Heading the giant All Of Us project is a former Intel Corp. executive who brings a special passion: How to...
Many heart failure cases might not be captured by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) and Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative criteria, a single-center study suggested.