The shift toward consumer-driven healthcare could wind up cutting the number of patients receiving care via the hospital inpatient setting by as much as 40 percent over the long term, according to a new report by the Oliver Wyman consulting firm.
A global budget reimbursement model improved the quality of patient care and lowered costs in its first four years, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers...
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against New Jersey-based Honeywell over its wellness program, which requires employees and their spouses take medical tests or face financial penalties.
Two Virginia hospitals are the first in the country to receive certification in a new program aimed to transform healthcare organizations' approach to managing infection risk.
A new online tool released by the American Medical Association will help patients find locations of the healthcare workforce countrywide.
The Cleveland Clinic has announced its top medical innovations for 2015.
Hospitals in health systems across Illinois that participate in the state Hospital Engagement Network prevented 15,887 patient harm incidents since 2012, saving more than $160 million, according to the Illinois Hospital Association.
The healthcare market is transitioning to a consumer-driven health market that could cut hospital inpatient business by 25 percent initially and by 40 percent over the longer term, according to an Oliver Wyman market report.
Electronic health records in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) could be modified to synthesize the vast amounts of data available to assist in clinical decision making and offer variations based on clinician role, according to a new study in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.
A surgical checklist can improve communication and reduce potential errors during patient handoffs, Medscape reports.