FinanceCalifornia Surprise-Billing Law Protects Patients But Aggravates Many Doctors
Physicians say the law's constraints on what insurers now pay has given the companies an unfair advantage in negotiations with...
Innovation6 Unusual Healthcare Innovation Ideas We Heard in 2019
HealthLeaders talked to numerous innovation experts during this past year. Here are some of the more remarkable perspectives we heard.
Clinical CarePatient Safety Still Problematic 20 Years After 'To Err Is Human' Report
There have been leaps forward in patient safety over the past 20 years but harm remains far too common, two...
Clinical CareAssigning Hospitalists to Individual Inpatient Units Has Benefits and Drawbacks
Unintended consequences of assigning hospitalists to one or two inpatient units include the temptation to increase patient loads on the...
Innovation6 Things You Can Learn About Innovation From Intermountain Ventures
An insider shares insights about what makes Intermountain Healthcare's venture capital company tick.
FinanceUVA Doctors Decry Aggressive Billing Practices By Their Own Hospital
Docs said they had little idea how aggressively the hospital where they practice was billing and pursuing their patients for...
NursingWorkplace Violence Legislation Moves Forward
A bill to improve the safety of healthcare workers is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.
StrategyKaiser Permanente to Name Med School After Late Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson
The prominent leader's commitment to social determinants of health 'will be woven into medical education at the new school.'
NursingStop Emergency Department Violence Against Nurses, Physicians
A new campaign aims to heighten awareness of the detrimental effects of emergency department violence.
Clinical CareInternational Medical School Graduates Could Ease U.S. Physician Shortage
International medical school graduates are more likely to be primary care physicians than their U.S. medical school counterparts, says the...
Clinical Care10 Ways to Boost Physician Engagement
Strategies to improve physician engagement include giving clinicians a voice in decision-making and addressing toxic work environments.
NursingDealing With Sexual Harassment in Healthcare
Prevent harassment before it begins. And take action when it does.