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Weight loss of at least 20 pounds was also associated with a 72% reduction in the odds of being discharged from the hospital to a facility.
A retroactive study found no differences in urinary complications between patients who used a Foley catheter and patients who did not.
Policymakers are sifting through more than 800 public comments on proposed changes to the Hospital Compare methodology.
Atlantic Health System President and CEO Brian Gragnolati says he believes healthcare that is delivered as a 'team sport' works best when the focus is on access, insurance, affordability, and proactive, preventive care.
Starting with the 2020 enrollment period, Health Exchange plans in every state will be graded on a five-star quality rating.
Population growth and gains in employer-sponsored coverage did not overcome drops in Medicaid, CHIP and ACA marketplace coverage.
Heyward Donigan takes the reins as Rite Aid and rivals CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance battle to extend their reach into traditional provider services.
Barry S. Sloan, MD, admitted that he gave medically unnecessary prescriptions for 'Subsys' to a 36-year-old Manhattan man who died from an overdose.
The 837-page expanded public charge rule limits who can get or keep a green card based on their use of government-sponsored programs.
UnitedHealth will cancel two-thirds of Team Health's in-network contracts over the next 11 months.