NursingImprove Palliative Care Delivery, Decrease Nurse Moral Distress
When nurses reported less frequent use of palliative care for their patients, they tended to experience higher levels of moral...
StrategyDOJ Files False Claims Act Complaint against Community Health Network
A whistleblower suit alleges that Community rewarded physician referrals with compensation way above fair market value.
Clinical CareMedicine Still Fighting for #MeToo
As institutions struggle to find solutions, some women are taking matters into their own hands.
Clinical CareThe Family Wanted a Do Not Resuscitate Order. The Doctors Didn't.
Andy Jurtschenko told his children that he didn't want to be a burden on them. But after he suffered brain...
FinanceDoctors Prescribe More of a Drug If They Receive Money from a Pharma Company Tied to It
Drug companies have paid doctors billions of dollars for consulting, promotional talks, meals and more. A new ProPublica analysis finds...
StrategyRWJBarnabas Health Eyes Deal With Saint Peter's Healthcare System
The two health systems in New Jersey signed a letter of intent and expect to hammer out a definitive deal...
InnovationBerwick Outlines Sweeping 7-Step Campaign for the Quality Movement
The IHI president emeritus wants healthcare providers to reach beyond the hospital walls and embrace the 'moral determinants of health.'
Despite Audit, Doctors With Checkered Records Can Still Decide Fate of Green Card Seekers
Last year, the federal government promised to improve vetting of doctors who administer immigration medical exams. But ProPublica found doctors...
Clinical CareIHI Looks to Expand 'Age-Friendly' Health Systems
An age-friendly health system uses an evidence-based framework called the 4Ms to improve outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and meet the...
Clinical CareDOJ Levels False Claims, Kickback Allegations Against a South Dakota Neurosurgeon
DOJ last month resolved related civil complaints against Sanford Health, which agreed to pay $20.2 million.
StrategyInside Purdue Pharma's Media Playbook: How It Planted the Opioid 'Anti-Story'
OxyContin's makers delayed the reckoning for their role in the opioid crisis by funding think tanks, placing friendly experts on...
Clinical CareDespite Reforms, Problems Remain When Selecting Heart Transplant Candidates
Study finds large discrepancies in the severity of illness among patients when they receive heart transplants.