Covid-19Fitch: Pandemic Stresses Staff, Raises Costs at Not-for-Profit Hospitals
The situation will only get worse as the epidemic drags on, and especially if multiple areas of the nation encounter...
Innovation5 Telehealth Takeaways from Former Senator William Frist
ATA policy conference explores the promises and challenges that lie ahead for continued telemedicine growth.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Physicians 'Generally' Good Gatekeepers for Low-Value Services, Study Finds
The researchers reviewed utilization of low-value services such as imaging for non-specific back pain and arthroscopic surgery for knee osteoarthritis.
Clinical CareTransitioning Patients to Postacute Facilities
The challenge will be to find beds, keep patients moving through the system efficiently, and keep hospital staff members from...
Covid-19Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine
Many of the community-based physicians and medical staff that aren't employed by hospitals or health systems report mixed results in...
Clinical CareAMA President Makes Call to Action on Coronavirus Pandemic
In a wide-ranging address today, the president of the American Medical Association highlighted multiple challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
NursingHealth Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid Covid
Research shows that health facilities with unions have better patient outcomes and are more likely to have inspections that can...
Clinical CareTJC Seeks Input on New Requirements For Workplace Violence Prevention, Resuscitative Services
The revisions on resuscitation policies and protocols were posted January 11 and TJC will accept comments through February 22.
Clinical CareDealing With Disruptive Physicians During Meetings
When a physician is disrupting a meeting by turning the agenda to his or her own purposes, the entire committee...
Clinical CareCoronavirus Vaccination: 4 Best Practices for Communicating With Patients
Many people are reluctant to be vaccinated for reasons including misinformation and cultural barriers.
Clinical CareHealthcare Sheds 502K Jobs in 2020
The sector lost 39,000 jobs in December, despite healthy gains in hospital and ambulatory care employment.
Clinical CareCMS Home-Based Hospital Care Waiver Called 'Enormous Step Forward'
With new Medicare fee-for-service reimbursement, Brigham Health plans to expand its Home Hospital program.