Christopher Cheney is the senior clinical care editor at HealthLeaders.
Rural healthcare providers can pursue multifaceted strategies to improve care availability, accessibility, and affordability.
Training care teams to deal with disrespectful behavior includes role modeling and rehearsing.
An ASC leader and orthopedic surgeons share their success strategies for conducting safe invasive procedures at ASCs.
With high costs, risks of adverse events, and scant evidence of effectiveness, surgery for chronic pain is a prime example of overutilization of healthcare services.
There are opportunities for value-based healthcare to benefit from cost-effectiveness analysis.
Among physicians, burnout increases the odds of involvement in patient safety incidents, unprofessionalism, and lower patient satisfaction.
Adopting an early warning system and deploying care bundles for the infection are keys to treating sepsis patients.
An analysis of New York State's first-in-the-nation mandated reporting and care protocols for sepsis shows improvements in care, even without financial incentives.
Crowdsourced ratings such as Facebook reviews reflect patient experience better than clinical quality, and hospitals can push back.
As opposed to the general-purpose house call of the past, contemporary house calls can generate targeted benefits such as hospital readmission reductions.