InnovationHow Children's Hospital Beds Factor Into COVID-19 Bed Capacity for Adults
Some 50% of children are hospitalized in adult facilities. Moving them to children's hospitals would free more beds for adult...
NursingHow to Improve Patient Handoffs
Breakdowns in communication can cost lives and dollars. Here's what it takes to create smooth patient handoffs.
Clinical CareCamden Coalition Remains Committed to 'Hotspotting' Despite Setback
A recent New England Journal of Medicine study is "not an indictment against all care management and care coordination programs,"...
Clinical CareHow Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit
A new analysis of transplant data finds that a startling number of lifesaving organs are lost or delayed after being...
StrategyHospital Splits This Payroll Expense 50/50 With Local Payer to Curb ER Overuse
New Ulm Medical Center struck a deal with a local payer willing to share the cost of a simple intervention....
Clinical CareAn Atlanta Nonprofit Brings Medical Care And Connection To The Homeless
It's a public health strategy that can be found in dozens of cities in the United States and around the...
NursingNurse-Led Program Improves Care of Older Adults
NICHE program supports healthcare organizations in caring for older adults.
Clinical CareFrequent ED Users Have Higher Utilization Rates Than Nonfrequent Users
Hemal K. Kanzaria, MD, MSc, says the study can provide hospitals and health systems with an opportunity to partner "outside...
InnovationAdventHealth Uses AI to Balance Capacity Issues Among 9 Hospitals
Use of command center AI technology and predictive analytics accelerate patient care and nearly eliminate the need to turn away...
InnovationEarly Reviews Positive for Proposed Stark Law, Anti-kickback Revamps
While still reading the fine print, stakeholders say they're pleased that CMS has taken steps to update the 30-year-old laws.
InnovationAI and Predictive Analytics Enable Tampa General to Save $10 Million, Reduce LOS
Command center enable the hospital to take real-time action on data to reduce bottlenecks and improve the patient experience.
Finance1.3% of Enrollees Account for Nearly 20% of Spending in Larger Employer Health Plans
Enrollees with 'persistently high spending' over three years averaged almost $88,000 in health spending in 2017.