To reduce the stigma of mental illness among African-Americans, professor Ruth C. White urges a two-pronged approach: focus on changing perceptions and making culturally competent care more accessible.
Organizations that give incentives for value-based care principles have a distinct advantage when it comes to preparing for, and responding to, a crisis.
Mission Health's approach to driving continuous improvement is best captured by paraphrasing the words of President Theodore Roosevelt: Real progress is won by people who take the next step, not those who theorize about the 200th.
Long-term acute-care hospitals can provide high-quality healthcare and exceptional outcomes, according to Lou Little, president of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals. It is vitally important that their role be understood and continued.
The Trump administration's immigration stance could have unintended yet significant consequences for the delivery of quality healthcare in the U.S. by exacerbating the challenges of a growing physician shortage.
If we want to realize positive and lasting change, we must first focus on developing healthcare leaders who exhibit the character and competence that creates trust and inspires others to engage their best efforts in a difficult but noble cause.
Making significant progress in how America thinks about health and defines expected outcomes will require a broader, more collaborative approach to improve the health of our nation.
Providence St. Joseph executive Debra A. Canales tells how her personal experience with domestic abuse helped inspire her system's commitment to zero tolerance.
Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive attributes.
New Hampshire's example shows how the VA can work with private-sector hospitals to deliver care for veterans without long delays.
CEO Tom Jackiewicz explains why Keck Medicine of USC has embraced bundled payments and how the team approach to care works best for patients and providers.
The author of Pain Killer lays out the case for Purdue Pharma planting seeds of the opioid epidemic by marketing aggressively, routing tens of millions of dollars to doctors and healthcare organizations and ignoring early signs of abuse.