Christopher Cheney is the senior clinical care editor at HealthLeaders.
An emphasis on communication standards helps drive this cultural transformation program at a large health system.
Kenton Zehr wants DMC Heart Hospital to expand the for-profit health system's cardiovascular service line such as performing more open-heart surgeries.
The American College of Physicians is calling on policymakers to strengthen and expand the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
With higher out-of-pocket costs, patients face significant financial side effects from their care.
For patients with no chronic conditions, only 20% of overweight patients and only 40% of obese patients receive lifestyle advice from clinicians.
Encouraging physicians to follow evidence-based guidelines and best practices can drive improved patient outcomes.
Timely patient assessments and evaluation of symptoms are key care strategies to limit maternal mortality and morbidity.
Clinicians can avoid ethical and liability concerns by exercising good judgment and placing limits on provision of care.
Artificial intelligence and natural language processing have the potential to boost patient safety.
Providing home health services helps health systems and hospitals manage patient outcomes after hospital discharge.