NursingNurse Staffing at Nursing Homes is Lacking
Nursing homes only met nurse staffing requirements less than 60% of the time, a new analysis finds.
Clinical CareTrump Administration Launches Kidney Health Initiative
Kidney disease accounts for about $114 billion, or 20%, of all traditional Medicare spending each year.
FinanceAlmost 70% of Provider Execs List Consumer Experience as Top Priority
A Sage Growth Partners survey commissioned by Docent Health asked executives which consumer experience strategies were most effective.
Clinical CareAMA Takes on North Dakota 'Compelled Speech' Abortion Laws
Physicians' group and others file suit claiming laws force physicians to mislead patients.
Millionaire CEO of Nonprofit Hospital That Sues the Poor Promises Review of Policies
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare promised a policy review after an investigation by MLK50 and ProPublica found it had sued 8,300...
NursingHone Nurse Listening Skills for Better Patient Experience
When patients feel nurses are listening to them, they self-report better care outcomes and a happier healthcare experience.
FinanceThe Nonprofit Hospital That Makes Millions, Owns a Collection Agency and Relentlessly Sues the Poor
Nonprofit hospitals pay virtually no local, state or federal income tax. In return, they provide community benefits, including charity care...
FinanceOut-of-Pocket Costs Rose 12% in 2018
Patients experienced a 12% increase in out-of-pocket costs in 2018, according to a new survey.
StrategyTransforming Care Delivery to Improve Rural Health
In the face of barriers to financial solvency, some rural hospitals are taking the initiative to improve access to care...
Clinical CareGood Health Goes Beyond Having A Doctor And Insurance, Says AMA's Equity Chief
Aletha Maybank, MD, a pediatrician, is talks to Kaiser Health News about her challenges and priorities as the American Medical...
Clinical CareWhy You Should Take A Peek At Your Doctor's Notes On Your Health
The OpenNotes project encourages doctors to share their notes with patients, and invites patients to ask for access to their...
Clinical CareOnline Reviews Spotlight ER and Urgent Care Center Patient Experience
Online reviews reveal opportunities to improve patient experience at emergency departments and urgent care centers.