The retail clinic business has grown rapidly over the past several years, drive n by a combination of factors such as the physician s hortage, lower prices and better cost transparency
Overall performance for Medicare Advantage plans with and without prescription drug coverage is on the rise--and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services credits its Star Ratings program for driving quality improvement.
An expanded policy now allows millions of military veterans living in rural areas to seek treatment with a private doctor closer to home, in hopes of improving access to care and reforming the now-infamous Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, NPR reported.
American Anesthesiology says it has found the secret to turning any operating room into a high reliability organization (HRO) focused on safety.
The most memorable scene in the iconic film "Network" is when Howard Beale, the deeply troubled news anchorman, exhorts viewers to shout "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to...
Positive gains from antimicrobial stewardship programs decline after the program is discontinued, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The retail clinic business has grown rapidly over the past several years, driven by a combination of factors such as the physician shortage, lower prices and better cost transparency. But the model is the wrong approach to healthcare, argues a piece in The Atlantic.
In the wake of news that a nurse who helped care for an Ebola patient in Dallas tested positive for the virus over the weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested the possibility of transferring infected patients to one of four U.S. hospitals with special facilities and training for treating highly infectious diseases.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, KIimberly Skelding, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at Geisinger Health System based in Danville, Pennsylvania, discusses efforts by hospitals and physicians around the country to improve equity in healthcare research and delivery.
Several challenges persist when it comes to development and adoption of digital health tools. To that end, a pair of Commonwealth Fund reports published this month outline strategies to boost such innovation, and examine how some organizations currently are taking advantage of new technologies.