Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
New research has found that patients who spent more time with therapy dogs increased their risk of contracting the superbug MRSA—a warning to hospitals that haven't examined their policies surrounding the popular programs. »
More lower-acuity patients were treated in Massachusetts community hospitals in 2017 as the state's overall healthcare spending growth dropped to 1.6%.
An AI-based tool can detect diabetic retinopathy on its own, without any analysis by a doctor.
Modern Healthcare has rounded up web-exclusive stories centered around the idea of how a change in operations can be, for better or worse, transformative to the care delivered.
A typical hospital spends up to 30% more than its top-performing cohort to deliver care with comparable or lower-quality outcomes. Closing just a quarter of the cost gap for select procedures can net hospitals $4 million a year.
NorthShore has developed the Clinical Analytics Predictive Engine, a tool in the EHR that gives each patient a single risk score tied to multiple predictive models. The tool helps give clinicians a way to easily act on information to prevent adverse outcomes.
Tennessee Oncology, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and West Cancer Center combined their 225 cancer physicians, 60 locations and 158,000 patients to create Nashville-based OneOncology.
OSF HealthCare is turning a shuttered hospital into an outpatient center, where providers address not only medical concerns but also social determinants of health.
Physicians do not have the data to best use their referral network, which can hurt outcomes and damage the patient experience, according to a new survey.
Fourteen health systems have launched a national collaboration to develop more effective ways to serve their Medicaid populations, starting with avoiding unnecessary emergency department visits.
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