Christopher Cheney is the senior clinical care editor at HealthLeaders.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System reduced hospital readmissions in one year by joining forces with a payer and using value-based approaches.
Physicians who do not counsel patients about lifestyle factors that impact health are missing an opportunity.
Pharmaceutical company marketing to healthcare professionals accounted for the largest portion of spending, set at $20.3 billion in 2016.
Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine shares successful managerial and organizational strategies.
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Federal and state rules have enabled spending on nonmedical services that have health benefits such as food security.
This approach features a collaboration between the clinical team and a nurse practitioner specialized in palliative care.
This year's expected developments include a new electronic recertification process for physician assistants.
Healthcare organizations have an opportunity to benefit from providing high-quality care that generates positive patient experience.