InnovationVideo App Improves Physician-Patient Communication, Engagement
Northwell neurosurgeon develops app that enhances patient encounters and improves satisfaction scores.
Clinical CareInfluential Leapfrog Group Jumps In To Rate 5,600 Surgery Centers
The grades will also cover surgery centers' closest competitor, hospital outpatient departments.
Clinical CareSecret Shoppers Seeking Patient Records From Top Hospitals Find Uneven Results
Top hospitals vary in their HIPAA-mandated responses to patient records requests, and researchers suggest it may be time for the...
FinanceHumana and Heritage Announce Medicare Advantage Collaboration
The insurer is teaming up with the physician-led value-based care organization to serve Medicare Advantage patients in southern and central...
InnovationVirtual Assistant Eases EHR Distractions for Physicians
AI-powered smartphone app can reduce physician burnout, enhance patient experience.
NursingNurse-Researcher Finds Past Sexual Abuse Affects Bariatric Surgery Recovery
Adults who experienced childhood abuse have different recovery needs after bariatric surgery than those who were not abused.
Clinical CareScribes Slash Physician EHR Burden, Boost Efficiency, Improve Patient Visits
Scribes have the potential to address several causes of physician burnout at primary care practices.
FinanceOnline Billing Solution Boosts Intermountain's Out-Of-Pocket Payment Yields
The health system has digitally streamlined its patient financial experience, allowing patients to consolidate, view, and pay all of their...
Clinical CareSome Physician Specialties More Burnout-Prone Than Others
A longitudinal study tracking students from medical school through residency suggests the grueling process leaves many young physicians questioning their...
Clinical CareHow to Deliver Cancer Diagnoses in Phone Calls
Best practices for giving bad news over the phone include communicating directly from physician to patient, being supportive, and arranging...
NursingCan Nurses Look Forward to Needle-Free Blood Draws?
Needles are a workplace hazard for nurses. New needleless technology may help improve RN safety and patient experience.
InnovationLessons From Florence: Set Up Advance HIE Connections
With proper disaster prep, Health Information Exchanges play key role in transmitting patient data.