FinanceSurgical Savings: Erase Waste With ERAS
A clinical protocol is proving that it can make a positive impact in the operating room and on the bottom...
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.
StrategyCEO Kevin Spiegel Leaves Erlanger Amid Physicians' Rancor
The exiting president and CEO has been credited with leading the nonprofit system's financial turnaround. But he has also seen...
Clinical Care14 Care Team Factors Linked to Safety for Older Hospital Patients
Care team factors associated with patient safety include teamwork, a multidisciplinary approach, knowing each other, and openness to questions from...
Data Touted by OxyContin Maker to Fight Lawsuits Doesn't Tell the Whole Story
Downplaying its role in the opioid epidemic, Purdue Pharma has embraced a federal statistic showing it was a minor player...
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 CareWhen Is a Doctor Too Old for the Job?
Particularly among surgeons, cognitive decline and degraded skills raise concern over patient safety.
Clinical CareDartmouth Atlas Study Questions NICU Use
Researchers suggest that the NICU growth over the past three decades may be driven more by hospital competition than by...
Clinical CareDeath Certificate Project Accuses 64 Calif. Doctors
Five surrender licenses after claims of grossly negligent overprescribing; more to come.
Clinical CareMedical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise
The findings raise questions about the effectiveness of financial incentives and the 'Choosing Wisely' campaign.
InnovationPresbyterian Healthcare Services Reports Data Security Breach
Earlier this month, the New Mexico-based system acknowledged that a May "data security incident" affected 183,000 patients.
Judge Cites Opioid 'Menace,' Awards Oklahoma $572M In Landmark Case
It's the first ruling to hold a pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the worst drug epidemics in American history....