Christopher Cheney is the senior clinical care editor at HealthLeaders.
After building a global reputation for providing complex, specialized care, the health system is building a care model that is designed to better meet the needs of the communities it serves.
NCH Healthcare System has generated several benefits from disease prevention and wellness programs with its employees, including $27 million in health plan savings.
A team of researchers and clinicians explores new frontier for telemedicine and finds opportunities to provide high-quality care.
Call to action features respecting self-determination in the home setting, promoting safety culture, fostering learning and improvement, overhauling care coordination, and payment model reform.
For emergency medicine, the negative impacts of the drug shortage are far-ranging, says one physician.
Housing is increasingly considered as an essential element of health, and healthcare organizations could do more to improve housing with government incentives and financial support from Medicare and Medicaid.
When performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a hospital bed, getting into the bed or leaning on the bed optimizes the working position.
Compared to a control group of patients, acute heart failure patients in an emergency department's clinical pathway program had a 13.1% lower readmission rate.
Uncertainty plays a key role in wasteful healthcare decisions such as ordering unnecessary medical tests, and hospitalists can help address the problem in their role as educators.
Patients at a Texas healthcare facility receive four levels of treatment from a full range of psychiatric and physical health staff.