Clinical CareEnd-of-Life Care Strategies
Care should be taken to ensure a plan is in place to support the patient's emotional needs during this health...
Clinical CareBlack Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and 'Feel Cared For'
As the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare healthcare inequities, more Black women are looking to home birth.
Clinical CareIHI Rolls Out New National Action Plan for Patient Safety
Releasing the action plan in the midst of a pandemic creates more will to achieve the recommendations it sets out,...
InnovationMedicare Shared Savings ACOs Saved $2.6B in 2019
The savings represents a $940 million increase over the $1.7 billion saved in 2018.
StrategyPharmacies See Continued Growth as Primary Care Hubs
Drug store chains are reaping the fruits of a strategy they've laid out over the past several years "to become...
Clinical CareFive-Peat! Mayo Clinic Named Nation's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report for 5th Straight Year.
The 31st annual version of the widely read rankings features mostly the same top 20 hospitals that made the list...
Revenue CycleMedical Center Improves Collections and Patient Experience with Upfront Payment Program
Floyd Medical Center has found success with a payment plan program that pays the entire patient balance upfront, reducing days...
Clinical CareWhat Seniors Should Know Before Going Ahead with Elective Procedures
To feel comfortable, patients need to take stock of the precautions providers are taking.
Clinical CarePatient Service: Standards and Practices for Excellence in the COVID-19 Era
During the pandemic, patients are also likely to rate their ambulatory service experience based on how carefully you protect them...
Clinical CareOptimizing Patient Safety Through System Strategies and Patient Engagement
A collaborative relationship is intended to help patients manage their conditions and stay healthy; make better health-related decisions; and become...
InnovationSurvey: Patients Equally Satisfied with Virtual Encounters Compared to In-Person Visits
Press Ganey survey demonstrates telemedicine can achieve similar patient experience ratings as face-to-face visits.
Clinical CareHospitality Trumps Medical Quality in Hospital Patient Satisfaction Scores
Researchers find that amenities such as private rooms have a greater impact on hospital patient satisfaction than quality measures such...