Clinical CareQ&A: Implementing Trauma-Informed Care
While there is a growing consensus that this type of care is necessary, implementing it may be a challenge.
Covid-19Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving COVID-Infected Lungs
Officials at the University of Michigan Medical School suggested it may be the first proven case of COVID in the...
StrategyMore and More Hospital Surveys May be Onsite, Depending on Conditions
However, in many cases hospitals still may be subject to their regular onsite, triennial reaccreditation survey. And they will be...
Revenue CycleMedicare Cuts Payment to 774 Hospitals Over Patient Complications
On any given day, one in every 31 hospital patients has an infection that was contracted during their stay, according...
Covid-19Dying on the Waitlist
In Los Angeles County and around the country, doctors have had to decide who gets a lifesaving COVID-19 treatment and...
Clinical CareStudy Finds Low-Value Care for Medicare Patients Only Marginally Decreasing
The study by RAND Corporation found that study participants who received low-value services decreased less than 3% between 2014 and...
Covid-19Vaccines Go Mobile to Keep Seniors From Slipping Through the Cracks
As the state vaccination plan moves past long-term care facilities and on to the next group, deploying mobile units will...
TechnologyFDA Cautions Providers on Using Ventilator Splitters
Agency hasn't received reports of adverse events during emergency use, but risks remain.
Covid-19Counterfeit N95 Scam Widens as Senator Demands FTC Investigation
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said she would ask the FTC to look into 1.9 million counterfeits shipped to hospitals in...
Covid-19Lack of Covid Data on People with Intellectual Disabilities 'Comes With a Body Count'
While some high-profile outbreaks made the news, a lack of federal tracking means the population remains largely overlooked amid the...
Clinical CareHealthgrades Names 2021 'America's Best Hospitals'
Healthgrades analyzed the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide across 32 conditions and procedures.
Covid-19Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal: Nursing Home Staffers Say There's a Difference
In North Carolina, the health secretary has said more than half of nursing home workers are declining the vaccine.