The long-term care industry has taken steps to create more patient-centered care plans that are resulting in less use of antipsychotics, but some doctors are worried the trend may lead to some patients not getting the drugs they need.
A retirement home in Dresden, Germany has found a way to increase the happiness and well-being of residents suffering from dementia: design it to look like the era they remember best.
Imagine your next doctor's visit taking place in a sleek River North neighborhood space in Chicago where you also have the option for a high-intensity group workout and a cold-brew coffee.
Blood transfusions have been a long-standing practice at health systems, despite known complications, and are believed to improve patient outcomes. A new study finds the costs and potential risks associated with the procedures outweigh the benefits.
An innovative program to reduce costs, improve care continuity and connect high users of emergency departments at four Detroit Medical Center hospitals with a primary-care team has led to significant reductions in unnecessary ER visits, hospitalizations and readmissions.
The cancer community is deploying advanced-practice providers to help address a shortage of services. But integrating them into a practice isn't easy.
In an interview with Modern Healthcare this week, Soon-Shiong said his company's new cancer therapy gets to the root causes of the disease. He also said that recent reports questioning the success of his company's therapies are based on "ignorance," which he "ignores."
As reimbursement dollars are increasingly tied to performance outcomes, it's harder for small and medium-sized hospitals to remain independent.
For the most vulnerable, chronically ill among us—many of whom cope with behavioral health challenges and struggle to secure housing, food or transportation—the journey to receive the care they need can be daunting.
When music therapist Christine Vaskas works with babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit, the effect of her interventions are almost always immediately apparent.
The cast adornments are so popular that some children save them after their cast is removed.
Quality of care in Medicare Advantage differs signficiantly whether the patient is a man or a woman, or whether that patient is black, white or Hispanic.