FinanceBetter Patient Outcomes, Not Cost Reduction, Top Priority for Provider Execs
The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies survey is the latest indication of what issues healthcare leaders are focused on...
Clinical CareIn Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care, Finding Room For Improvement
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
Clinical CarePC Docs Face Obstacles Identifying, Managing Chronic Kidney Disease
Primary care physicians complain about a lack of access to CKD clinical information systems, insufficient patient education materials.
Finance'UVA Has Ruined Us': Health System Sues Thousands Of Patients, Seizing Paychecks And Claiming Homes
Over six years, the state institution filed 36,000 lawsuits against patients seeking a total of more than $106 million in...
Clinical CareMillions Of Diabetes Patients Are Missing Out On Medicare's Nutrition Help
Not enough physicians know that Medicare will pay for nutritional counseling.
Clinical CareTwins, Triplets at Higher Risk for Mislabeling in NICU
'Multiples with very similar names can be easily confused with each other,' study says
Finance5 Dos and Don'ts of Patient Payment Plans
Cone Health's new offering illustrates some must-haves for hospital payment plans.
Clinical CareWeight Loss Shortens Hospital Stays, Improves Outcomes for Obese Knee Surgery Patients
Weight loss of at least 20 pounds was also associated with a 72% reduction in the odds of being discharged...
FinanceWhy Patient Billing Woes are Clinicians' Problem, Too
Clinicians and patients say medicals bills are a 'distraction' from patient care.
InnovationFeds Pave The Way To Expand Home Dialysis — But Patients Hit Roadblocks
While home dialysis is convenient for patients, it can also be isolating, fraught with anxiety, technologically challenging and burdensome.
Clinical CareUrinary Catheter Not Needed for Joint Replacement Surgeries
A retroactive study found no differences in urinary complications between patients who used a Foley catheter and patients who did...
Clinical CareFocus on 3 Areas When Caring for Vision-Impaired Hospital Patients
Measures designed for vision-impaired patients include focusing on discharge and medication management, patient safety, and special accommodations.