Azar Tries to Calm Concerns Over Proposal's Impact on HIV Drugs
Patient advocates warned the Medicare Part D proposal could undermine efforts to expand treatment for HIV and cancer.
Clinical CareGaps Exposed Between Primary Care Physicians and Patients
Survey finds overemphasis on physical health and treatment compared to underlying components of health such as diet and environmental factors.
NursingNurses Improve Eating Habits With Nutritional Program
A pilot program gives nurses the support to change their health habits, so they can better care for patients.
NursingMost Healthcare Personnel Got Flu Shot Last Season
Coverage was highest among healthcare personnel working in hospital settings, followed by those working in ambulatory care, then other clinical...
Clinical CareDespite Red Flags At Surgery Centers, Overseers Award Gold Seals
California is the only state with more than 1,000 surgery centers that has given private accreditors a lead role in...
NursingTake a Stand. Nurses Should Educate Patients on the Risk of Too Much Sitting.
Nurses can help raise public awareness that prolonged sitting comes with health risks.
Clinical CareHow a Healthcare Collaborative Slashed AMI Hospitalizations by 22%
San Diego's healthcare collaborative cut acute myocardial infarction hospitalizations through clinical care improvement and increased engagement with patients and community...
Clinical CareWomen Can Test Less Often for Cervical Cancer
For women aged 30 to 65, new national recommendations could mean end of Pap smear tests.
Clinical CareDoctors Should Help Patients Quit Smoking Before Orthopedic Surgery
Tobacco use is associated with several negative surgical outcomes, including impaired wound healing, increased infection, and poor lower joint replacement...
NursingMandatory Flu Vaccines Increase Provider Vaccination Rates
Flu season is on its way, and experts agree that the vaccine is a must-have for healthcare providers.
Clinical CarePenn Medicine to Phase Out Sugary Drinks
The health system wants the food it serves to align with its missions to care for and educate patients with...
Clinical CareHow Cleveland Clinic Aims to Shape Population Health
After building a global reputation for providing complex, specialized care, the health system is building a care model that is...