Clinical CareHow Hospitals Can Improve Patient Nutrition and Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Hospitals can promote good nutrition and healthy lifestyles through many programs, including plant-based menus and educational efforts.
InnovationUPMC to 'Deploy' $1B for Medical Start-ups
The commitment includes a $200 million immunotherapy-focused partnership with the University of Pittsburgh.
Clinical CareTarget Long-Term Emergency Room Frequent Users to Curb Visits and Cut Costs
Long-term ED frequent users use emergency rooms on a chronic basis and have relatively high costs, researchers find.
InnovationMayo Clinic Designs Novel Data Privacy Model; Announces Venture to Accelerate Drug Discovery
From the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, the healthcare system shares details about balancing innovation with the need to protect patient...
Clinical CarePhysicians Spend About 16 Minutes Per Outpatient Encounter Using EHRs
Within specialties, researchers found wide variation in the distribution of time spent by physicians using EHRs, indicating significant potential for...
Clinical CareM&A Deals Do Not Improve Care Quality at Acquired Hospitals
Researchers find a significant but small decrease in patient experience performance at acquired hospitals.
StrategyHouse Panel High on Bills Addressing Infant Death, Transplant Drugs
Bipartisan support for measures to increase research, improve care.
Clinical CareReduce Health Costs By Nurturing The Sickest? A Much-Touted Idea Disappoints
Patients receiving extra support were just as likely to return to the hospital within 180 days as those not receiving...
FinanceAHIP Seeks 'Context' For Report Detailing Bloated Administrative Costs
A study compared administrative costs for healthcare in Canada and the United States and found a spending gap that is...
Clinical CareNational Poll: Many Older Adults Use Online Reviews to Select Physicians
In selecting physicians, surveyed adults aged 50 to 80 say that online ratings are nearly as important as information from...
Clinical CareDoctor and Patient Education Cuts PPI Use
Big drop in scripts after interventions in Texas program.
Clinical CareDecolonizing Parents Cut Staph Colonization in NICUs
Fewer infants colonized when parents underwent cleaning procedure.