Clinical Care7 Steps to Hold Cost-of-Care Conversations With Your Patients
With higher out-of-pocket costs, patients face significant financial side effects from their care.
Nursing4 Behavioral Health Resources for Nurses
May is mental health awareness month. Here is a roundup of four HealthLeaders articles to raise awareness of behavioral health...
StrategyBattle Lines Drawn in Fight Over HHS Conscience Rule
At least one federal lawsuit has been filed to block the rule, which highlights disagreement over the nature of discrimination...
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.
FinanceEmpower Patients, Get Paid: Welcoming Advocates in Your Hospital
Patient and financial advocates provide an opportunity to boost patient engagement and get hospitals paid.
Clinical Care2 Ways 'Team Birth Project' Works to Decrease Maternal Mortality
A new collaborative approach is designed to improve birth outcomes, decrease cesarean section procedures, and increase patient engagement.
InnovationHHS Interoperability Proposal Would Name-and-Shame Info Blockers
The government's plan would put pressure on hospitals and other providers that engage in 'information blocking.'
Clinical CareTrump Aims to Cut New HIV Infections 90% in 10 Years
The administration outlined a strategy to target geographic "hot spots" and demographic groups at heightened risk of infection, without addressing...
NursingThe High Cost of Nurse Bullying
Incivility is an issue in nursing and it harms more than just the victim.
Clinical CarePros and Cons of Cancer Patients and Social Media
Physicians can help their cancer patients benefit from social media while avoiding drawbacks.
Clinical CarePhysician Group Sets 4 Principles for Patient and Family Partnership in Care
The American College of Physicians is promoting principles that are designed to support authentic participation of patients and family members...
Finance3 Ways to Improve Front-End Collections
A pre-access center and three-tiered arrivals process is transforming point-of-service collections at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.