Clinical CareOIG Finds COVID-19 Testing Delays Bottlenecked Hospital Throughput
An inability to quickly diagnose COVID-19 patients in a timely manner meant that hospitals had to assume that all symptomatic...
FinanceHospital Partnerships With Area Agencies on Aging Reduced Medicare Spending by $136 Per Person
Researchers found that AAA partnerships with hospitals and health systems have increased in recent years, while affiliations with local health...
Clinical CareEarly Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted And Died of Coronavirus At An Alarming Rate
No, the coronavirus is not an "equalizer." Black people are being infected and dying at higher rates. Here's what Milwaukee...
InnovationAll In for New York: Q&A With Hospital for Special Surgery CEO Lou Shapiro
HSS suspended all nonessential surgeries, expanded capacity, and is treating patients from other hospitals in need of emergency orthopedic surgery,...
InnovationMarinHealth Flips Virtual Care Model to Protect Staff From COVID-19
More than 90 hospital rooms have been outfitted with special equipment that enable physicians, nurses, and other personnel to deliver...
FinanceMobile Patient Payments up Significantly
According to researchers, the increase highlights younger generations' preference for mobile-enabled payments.
FinanceVCU Health Halts 30-Year Campaign That Seized Patients' Wages, Put Liens On Homes
VCU Health pursued tens of thousands of patients over the years for overdue bills, sending many into bankruptcy.
Clinical CareTufts Medical Center Pledges to Improve Access for Disabled People
A settlement agreement with DOJ aims to put the Massachusetts hospital into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
NursingHospitality Trumps Clinical Outcomes When It Comes To Patient Satisfaction
Patients' ratings of hospitals have almost no correlation to the quality of care, new research finds.
InnovationMunson Healthcare Reports 'Data Security Incident'
The Kalamazoo, Michigan?based health system notified patients Wednesday afternoon.
Clinical CareSeniors Often Face New Disabilities After Hospital Discharge
Research suggests that these new disabilities can lead to readmissions, placement in a nursing home, and continued declines in patients'...
FinanceTop-earning Nonprofit Hospitals Shortchange Charity Care
Study finds nonprofit hospitals with thicker bottom lines gave disproportionately lower levels of charity care.