New research raises the idea that clinical decisionmaking can be improved with interventions that focus more on the human traits that influence our choices.
Accountable care organizations are slowly entering more risk-based contracts, but delivery system reform isn't keeping pace with payment model changes.
With more people surviving cancer, programs to help them stay healthy after treatment are growing, but are still concentrated at large, expensive academic centers.
As a hospital leader, you've likely considered how to maximize the value of your Hospital Medicine (HM) program. When managed well, the program can deliver a significant return on investment, influencing many economic and behavioral value drivers, including length of stay, case mix index,...
With both patients and providers displaced by hurricanes, telemedicine services companies are offering free visits for not just physical but also emotional well-being.
Catholic hospitals operate under religious directives prohibiting them from performing certain reproductive health services, including abortions. As Catholic providers grow by acquiring non-Catholic hospitals, a study reports it's affecting access to that care.
Brain surgery requires delicate and precise use of surgical instruments. But for Dan Fabbio it also required a different kind of instrument—a saxophone.
Experts say physicians need to do a better job of explaining the benefits of cardiac rehabiliation programs to get patients to use them more.
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.