Clinical CareAchieve Standardization, Scale, and Alignment Through Service Lines
A recent HealthLeaders Roundtable event explored the multiple benefits that can be garnered from establishing service lines.
Clinical CareOne in Four Cardiologists Burned Out
Nearly half of the rest of respondents reported feeling stressed and having less energy, while only 23.7% reported enjoying their...
Clinical CareMiracle Machine Makes Heroic Rescues — And Leaves Patients In Limbo
Experts caution that as ECMO becomes more available, it is also being used as a last-ditch attempt to buy more...
His Latest False Claims Case is Settled, but this Kansas Doc is Still Fighting the DOJ
A cardiologist with a history of False Claims Act settlements says the federal government is abusing the whistleblower process.
Kansas Doc Pays $5.8M to Settle Third False Claims Act Case in 20 Years
Joseph P. Galichia MD, the former owner of Wichita-based Galichia Medical Group PA, had reached FCA settlements with the federal...
Clinical CareNew Executive Director Pursues Medical Entrepreneurism, Growth at DMC Heart Hospital
Kenton Zehr wants DMC Heart Hospital to expand the for-profit health system's cardiovascular service line such as performing more open-heart...
Clinical CareMost American Doctors Failing Their Overweight and Obese Patients
For patients with no chronic conditions, only 20% of overweight patients and only 40% of obese patients receive lifestyle advice...
Clinical CareBoost Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease During and After Pregnancy
Timely patient assessments and evaluation of symptoms are key care strategies to limit maternal mortality and morbidity.
Clinical CarePregnancy and Heart Disease Guidelines Target Maternal Mortality
Most women who die of cardiovascular disease during pregnancy or the postpartum period were not aware that they had cardiac...
Clinical CareReduce Hospital Readmissions With Effective SNF-to-Home Transitions
New data shows that patients discharged from a skilled nursing facility to home face the highest risk of readmission in...
Clinical CareTrim Expensive ECG Overuse with EHR Order Sets
Inappropriate electrocardiographic monitoring results in wasteful spending and decreased quality of care.
InnovationToilet Seat Could Provide Early Detection of Heart Failure at Home
Innovative device includes clinical-grade measures for heart stroke volume, blood pressure, and peripheral blood oxygenation.