Clinical CareWhat Seniors Should Know Before Going Ahead with Elective Procedures
To feel comfortable, patients need to take stock of the precautions providers are taking.
Clinical CareNew Nasal Protocol Reduces Infections in Lower Joint Replacement Surgery
Avoiding infection in lower joint replacement surgery results in an average cost savings of about $100,000 per patient.
FinanceMoody's: Texas Suspending Elective Surgeries is Credit Negative for Hospitals
Moody's stated that the decision to suspend elective procedures will "dampen earnings from facilities in those counties and slow companies'...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: 3 Steps for Reopening Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Surgical Care Affiliates, which has ambulatory surgery centers in 35 states, has been able to rebound to about 90% of...
FinanceMedscape: Half of Physicians Have a Net Worth of Less Than $1M
A new report from Medscape indicated that the dynamic may change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical CareInjured and Uninsured, Protesters Get Medical Aid From LA Doctor
Hundreds of people have contacted Amir Moarefi for medical help since the Long Beach, California, ophthalmologist posted his offer on...
FinanceOver 40% of Hospitals Predict it Will Take a Year for Revenues to Return to Pre-COVID Levels
One-fifth of integrated health systems reported monthly revenue drops exceeding 50%, according to an AMGA survey.
Covid-19CMS Urges Healthcare Venues to Reopen
Concerns have been raised that fear of coronavirus contagion has led patients to delay essential and even emergency care.
Clinical CareEnlarged Prostate Laser Surgery: From Inpatient to Outpatient
Laser technology has lowered complications for this very common procedure, allowing patients to heal at home.
StrategyResuming Elective Procedures? It's Complicated.
More than 80% of healthcare executives express concerns about a post-pandemic reopening with the threat of a second wave looming.
Covid-19Fewer Traffic Collisions During Shutdown Means Longer Waits for Organ Donations
From March 8 to April 11, the number of organ donors who died in traffic collisions was down 23% nationwide,...
Clinical CareDespite Pandemic, Trauma Centers See No End To 'The Visible Virus Of Violence'
The number of patients seeking care for injuries caused by what's known as penetrating trauma ? gunshot wounds or stabbings...