Americans have become angry over r ising healthcare costs, Consumer Reports repor ted.
Electronically recording and tracking the fingerprints of infants and toddlers holds the potential to improve the volume and accuracy of immunization coverage, according to a Michigan State University study.
Aetna and Hartford HealthCare announced today a new collaboration that will focus on value-based, accountable care arrangements in Connecticut, set to begin on January 1, 2015.
Despite early success among some of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, four more hospital systems recently dropped out, leaving just 19 of the original 32 organizations, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Rural providers have been largely left out of the healthcare industry's shift toward accountability, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Seton Medical Center introduced a specially equipped ambulance to transport and save dying patients, KXAN news in Austin, Texas reported.
In my most recent Hospital Impact blog, I reinforced the simple, but significant need to focus on three Ps of patient experience, offering that at the core of this idea is the central purpose on which an organization builds its experience effort.
Hospital security policies and personnel can play a huge role in preventing the spread of the Ebola epidemic that is raging on in West Africa, according to an article at SecurityInfoWatch.com.
Like much of the healthcare industry, the nursing profession drastically evolves, adapts and morphs to meet new demands and needs every day. Amid debates about a nursing shortage, scope of practice and educational requirements, only one thing is certain--the future of nursing will change even more.
Hospitals increasingly pay attention to design and physical space as a factor in patient experience, according to U.S. News & World Report.