StrategyWhy Some See Healthcare's Vertical Mergers as Good and Necessary
The meaningful factors driving vertical integration are largely market-based, not rooted in regulation, one professor told a Senate subcommittee.
NursingPediatric Home Care Nurse Shortage Causes Family Hardships
Insufficient pay and training are driving a national pediatric home care nurse shortage.
StrategyUCSF Medical Center Backs Off Plan To Deepen Ties With Dignity Health
The proposal sharply split faculty and the medical staff at UCSF, who aired their differences in heated public forums. Supporters...
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 Care'Decision Fatigue' Lowers Cancer Screening Rates
The decline in screenings is believed to be the result of the cumulative burden of screening discussions earlier in the...
InnovationKaiser Tackles Social Determinants of Health Through EHR Interface With Community Organizations
4 ways this initiative may impact healthcare for millions.
Clinical CareEven Doctors Can't Navigate Our 'Broken Healthcare System'
Like millions of people who are sick or old and the families who care for them, many physicians are disheartened...
Clinical CareRates of Depression Treatment Rise
But 'we are still not investing enough in treatment,' one expert says.
InnovationCMS Pushes Integrated Care Models for Dual Eligibles
States are encouraged to adopt integrated care models for serving dual eligibles, with options that include capitated payments, managed fee-for-service,...
StrategyHospital Postpones $32M Upgrade After UPMC 'Divorce'
The hospital's CEO reportedly told staff the process has been 'emotionally draining and financially devastating.'
StrategyAtrium Health, Wake Forest in Talks to Form Academic Health System Together
The deal would combine, coordinate and integrate clinical services taught in the medical schools and administered in the hospitals, with...
Clinical CareImprove Medication Reconciliation, Postacute Handoff Using 2-Part Discharge Checklist
An effective hospital discharge process created by Cleveland Clinic is pivotal in the handoff of patients to postacute-care providers.