Sexual Assault Victim Sues the Hospital that Treated Her
The plaintiff claims that an employee at the hospital gave the person who assaulted her personal information about her, and...
Clinical CareAs ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice
The growth in patients leaving California ERs prematurely was faster than the growth in overall ER encounters.
FinanceCustomize Patient Financial Encounters for Revenue Cycle Success
Adopted from the marketing industry, customer segmentation allows health systems to further customize the patient financial experience and help them...
A Boat Crushed His Face, Then Plastic Surgeons Hit Him With $167,000 In Bills
An analysis of insurance claims from more than 350 commercial carriers found that plastic and maxillofacial surgeons billed out-of-network more...
Clinical CareEven Doctors Can't Navigate Our 'Broken Healthcare System'
Like millions of people who are sick or old and the families who care for them, many physicians are disheartened...
Clinical CareDiabetic Amputations A 'Shameful Metric' Of Inadequate Care
For decades, the American medical establishment has known how to manage diabetes. Yet across the country, surgeons still perform tens...
Clinical CareRates of Depression Treatment Rise
But 'we are still not investing enough in treatment,' one expert says.
Clinical CareFirst-Year Docs Spend Work Days Glued to EHR Systems
A fraction of internal medicine interns' time is spent in face-to-face interactions with patients, and even then they're multitasking.
FinanceEmpower Patients, Get Paid: Welcoming Advocates in Your Hospital
Patient and financial advocates provide an opportunity to boost patient engagement and get hospitals paid.
Clinical CareUnitedHealthcare, AMA Push New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants of Health
By combining traditional medical data with self-reported SDOH data, the codes trigger referrals to social and government services to address...