Patients who get spinal surgery at outpatient centers may be more likely to have serious complications or require repeat operations than their counterparts who get these procedures in a hospital, a U.S. study suggests.
Earlier this year I conducted a four-month tour of the healthcare system where, since last year, I have served as CEO. Along with a rotating group of other senior leaders who accompanied me, I spoke to thousands of employees and visited 33 sites, including hospitals,...
Los Angeles County’s marquee program to provide housing for very sick homeless people saved taxpayers thousands of dollars by reducing hospitalizations and emergency room visits, a three-year Rand Corp. study released Monday found.
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.