Clinical CareBlack Patients Suffered Worse Patient Safety Outcomes Than White Patients in the Same Hospitals
New Urban Institute racial disparity study looks at quality of care within the same hospitals.
Covid-19COVID Caseload Surges Linked to Doubled Mortality at Hardest-hit Hospitals
Nearly 1 in every 4 deaths and almost 6,000 total deaths may have been attributable to hospital strain due to...
Revenue CycleKey Metrics for Docs, Hospitals Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Hospital margins remained narrow despite in May rising patient volumes.
StrategyIn California, Nursing Home Owners Can Operate After They're Denied a License
Studies have found that homes owned by for-profit entities racked up more deficiencies and had lower staffing levels, compared with...
Telehealth'Better Than the Hospital': Pandemic Boosts Care for Serious Illnesses at Home
A growing number of health systems are offering people with more serious health conditions hospital-level treatment in the comfort of...
TelehealthIs Your Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?
Hospital-level care at home ? some of it provided over the internet ? is poised to grow after more than...
Revenue CycleWhy the New IPPS Proposed Rule Likely Won't Affect Price Transparency Enforcement
Although the proposed rule doesn't mean CMS will also ease up on its price transparency mandate, it does suggest that...
StrategySteward's St. Elizabeth MC Becomes Boston University Teaching Hospital
The 308-bed, tertiary care hospital will be renamed St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, A Boston University Teaching Hospital.
Clinical CareCalifornia C-section Reduction Campaign Shows Positive Results
C-section rates varied widely between hospitals in California before the initiative with no particular reason.
Revenue CycleQ&A: Reducing Audit Risks for Short Stays
The first group of short-stay inpatients may come into the hospital and stay a few hours in the ED.
Clinical CareHow We Investigated Death Rates for Extremely Preterm Babies in This State's Largest Maternity Hospitals
The two largest maternity centers in this state have drastically different death rates for extremely preterm babies. Here's how we...
Clinical CareThe Two Hospitals Have Similar Infant Death Rates — Until You Look at Extremely Premature Babies
Lax state oversight leaves unanswered questions about the deaths of extremely preterm babies at Albuquerque's Lovelace Women's Hospital, which markets...