Clinical CareWhy You Should Take A Peek At Your Doctor's Notes On Your Health
The OpenNotes project encourages doctors to share their notes with patients, and invites patients to ask for access to their...
NursingAmericans Concerned About Healthcare Worker Burnout
Patients say they are concerned for their own safety when they notice healthcare workers experiencing burnout.
Clinical CareMedical Center's 4-Pronged Effort Reduced C. Diff Infections by 55%
At North Shore Medical Center in Massachusetts, antibiotics stewardship was the most effective intervention in reducing C. diff infections.
Clinical CareHealth System Targets Gun Safety to Prevent Suicide
Intermountain Healthcare has adopted a four-part strategy to establishing time and distance between people in crisis and firearms.
Don't Fear the Clinician-Patient Cost Conversation
Many revenue cycle leaders want to be the gatekeepers of cost information, but clinicians need to have those conversations, too.
Clinical CareOversight Board Survey says Physician Misconduct Remains Widespread, Underreported
Nearly 1 in 5 people have experienced an unethical or unprofessional interaction with a physician but only a fraction of...
Clinical CareOncologist Who Led AMA Has Prescription for U.S. Healthcare Challenges
Barbara McAneny applied lessons learned in oncology practice to lead the American Medical Association.
Clinical CarePalliative Care Faces Staffing Shortages as 'Workforce Valley' Looms
Unless new policies are adopted, a steady decline in the number of palliative care physicians is expected for the next...
Clinical Care5-Part Guideline Set to Address Impaired Physicians
New American College of Physicians guidance on impaired physicians features five prescriptions for struggling clinicians, their colleagues, and their employers.
FinanceImmigrants Comprise More Than 18% of Healthcare Workers
Healthcare executives are faced with challenges about retaining immigrant workers ahead of the rise in elderly care, according to a...
FinancePhysician Compensation Rises Across Most Specialties
Pay for primary care physicians rose 3.4% between 2017 and 2018, according to a new MGMA study.
FinanceHospitals Accused of Paying Doctors Large Kickbacks in Quest for Patients
Hospitals are eager to get particular specialists on staff because they bring in business that can be highly profitable. But...