StrategyWalmart Charts New Course By Steering Workers To High-Quality Imaging Centers
The retail giant is believed to be the first to prod workers to use imaging providers based on diagnostic accuracy...
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...
FinanceNet Income Falls $30M for DaVita During Difficult Q1
The Denver-based dialysis company slid in several important financial metrics to start 2019.
Clinical CareHospital Teaching Status Not a Factor in IBD Treatment Costs
Care intensity greater at teaching hospitals, but sicker patients are the reason
Clinical CareHow a Maryland Hospital Reduced Sepsis Mortality by 65%
The adoption of an EMR-based screening tool and a sepsis treatment bundle drove down mortality rates markedly over four years.
InnovationPicture This: A Tech Tool That Helps Physicians Make More Accurate Diagnoses Through Imagery
HealthLeaders takes a closer look at VisualDx, an innovation designed to reduce diagnostic errors.
Clinical CareDiagnostic Errors, Managing Patient Data Top ECRI's Patient Safety List Again
A new report from the nonprofit patient safety organization pinpoints risks from EHRs, mobile health, behavioral health, clinician burnout, and...
Clinical Care4 Steps to Manage Antibiotics in Acute Care Settings
This simple framework helps guide clinicians through condition diagnosis, prescribing, patient monitoring, and deciding therapy duration.
Clinical CareTapping Patient Engagement to Reduce Diagnostic Errors
Collection of patient-generated data and embracing patient-centered communication are called crucial factors in avoiding harm from diagnostic errors.
Clinical CareGuard Against Sepsis in Your Chronic Heart Failure Patients
Sepsis is particularly deadly for CHF patients, and predictors of mortality include older age and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' To Curb STDs
As rates of sexually transmitted infections steadily rise nationwide, public health officials and experts say primary care doctors need to...
Fact-Check: Who's Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It's Complicated
What's clear is that voters want the protections. Even majorities of Republicans told pollsters this summer that it is 'very...