The action comes as hospital and Colorado public health officials continue their investigation of contaminated surgical equipment that could have exposed patients to HIV and hepatitis.
Study suggests a variety of factors are at play when patients rate physicians, many of which are beyond the immediate control of the physician.
Researchers call on hospitals to embrace 'culture of health' as well as reforms and care redesign to help address income-related healthcare disparity.
Determine the current and future financial impacts of inpatient and outpatient TKA procedures at your healthcare organization.
The deal would include St. Vincent's 473-bed community teaching hospital and a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital, and would broaden Hartford HealthCare's footprint in Fairfield County.
A review of privately insured claims data shows that the median charge for a 30-minute new patient office visit ranged from $294 in an office to $242 in an urgent care center to $109 in a retail clinic.
Study finds incidence of serious kidney problems or death was about 1% lower in patients who received balanced crystalloids when compared with patients who received saline.
Physician-researchers offer practical, common-sense, easy-to-implement actions to improve outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and lessen the amount of opioids needed to control pain post-discharge.
Enrollees show signs of pent-up demand with acute healthcare needs early in their enrollment, but over time costs increase substantially and shift toward chronic care.
Spending growth from 2012 to 2016 was almost entirely due to price increases, particularly for prescription drugs, emergency department visits, and inpatient surgical procedures.