The United States lives to some degree under the specter of the gun, and by extension so do its medical providers. It is a sobering fact but also one that could mean an opportunity for hospitals....
A successful wellness program not only boosts employees' health and lowers costs, but also provides employees with incentives and perks. That's why more employers are teaming up with insurers to create effective wellness programs that focus on improvements, no matter how small.
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An unidentified respiratory illness has already infected more than 1,000 children across 10 states will likely spread across the country, according to ABC News.
California is the most populous state in the nation, and as a result, its hospitals bear a significant bill for gun-related injuries.
Hospitals already face federal financial penalties for rea dmission of discharged patients. But some states tack on even more fines
Disease registries can be created by different physician practices using separate electronic health record systems despite challenges, according to a new case study reported in eGEMS (generating evidence and methods to improve patient outcomes).
In what appears to be another setback for the Meaningful Use program, the latest report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research reveals that just 25 percent of ambulatory providers feel that their electronic health records have a positive impact on patient care.
As the health insurance industry gears up for another enrollment period, set to kick off November 15, the lack of health literacy continues to be an issue for both insurers and consumers, reports the Wall Street Journal.
There's a lot of talk about big data in the healthcare industry these days, but what about small data? In a recent commentary, Larry Stofko, executive vice president of the Innovation Institute at St. Joseph Health System in Orange County, California, says the latter is just as important.