Tinker Ready is a contributing writer at HealthLeaders Media.
Hospital administrators seeking solutions to continuity of care challenges but who don't know where to begin, may not realize that innovative problem solvers are nearby—maybe in their own communities.
Population health programs and other changes may offer solutions to long-standing healthcare disparities, research suggests.
A new study finds that front-loaded home care combined with physician office visits shows promise in reducing HF readmissions.
An analysis of Medicare data for 25,000 surgeons concludes that specialization may be a stronger of measure of quality than volume.
Loss of independence after surgery affects a patient's functional status, mobility, and care needs and occurs frequently, especially in older patients, researchers determine.
Mobile devices allow telemedicine providers to virtually assess patients, and have the potential to improve stroke care and reduce emergency department traffic.
Medicare's Oncology Care Model looks to be better for many patients, but oncologists are concerned that it does not account for stage of cancer or drug costs.
For emergency medicine clinicians who learned to defer to patients' privacy on sexual orientation and gender identification, asking questions is a major culture change.
Researchers call for combining the efforts of military and civilian trauma systems to "achieve zero preventable deaths" after traumatic injury and mass casualty events.
Many doctors and patients don't talk about how to handle the pain, disability, or despair that may accompany a serious illness or imminent death. Hospital leaders can push for greater competency in advanced planning among clinicians.