To prepare for an anticipated increase in patient volume at this hospital, Envision Physician Services worked collaboratively with emergency medicine physicians, case management and others to improve system-wide patient flow
WASHINGTON — A federal probe into a case at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Ann Arbor found this week that a patient died last year after a nurse mistakenly led doctors and other personnel to believe that the patient had a do-not-resuscitate order.
"Once we save people, we have to talk seriously about next steps," says Scott Weiner, MD, FACEP, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and director of the Brigham Comprehensive Opioid Response and Education Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Rural hospitals face unique challenges to delivering high-quality care while trying to adjust to the new value-based care models. Yet, providers are demonstrating it’s possible to turn rural EDs into profitable sources of trusted emergency care. Learn five proven...
Lower patient admissions and hurricane-led disruptions in business led Community Health Systems Inc (CYH.N) to report a wider-than-expected loss in the third quarter and the debt-laden hospital operator cut its full-year revenue forecast.