A shared platform for medical records would make health history less of a mystery, writes Fred N. Pelsman, MD.
Patient ratings can help make or break an ambulatory surgery center. An orthopedic surgeon shares his top tips for ensuring satisfied consumers.
Leapfrog Group called the lawsuit from Saint Anthony's Hospital an 'eleventh hour gambit to turn back the clock on a disappointing safety grade based.'
As insurers ask consumers to pay a greater share of their drug costs, it may be cheaper to pay cash than use your insurance card. One expert estimates that consumers could be overpaying for as many as 1 in 10 prescriptions.
Surveyors will measure quality based on feedback from short-stay SNF residents in 2018.
One proposal calls for hospitals to guarantee their work. If patients experience certain avoidable complications up to 90 days after surgery, then they they don't have to pay.
Eighteen countries, which account for half the world’s population, have appointment times less than 5 minutes, researchers found. Another 25 countries had appointment times under 10 minutes.
A study of health plan claims shows that laws meant to bring parity to chemotherapy costs benefited those with lower monthly out-of-pocket spending more than others.