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Formation of a physician-hospital organization in Oklahoma likely will avoid antitrust scrutiny, the commission says in its first such ruling since ACA enactment.
Elmhurst Hospital Center, in Queens, serves 1.7 million patients a year, and offers translation services in a hundred and fifty-three languages.
In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of...
When a patient arrives at Bayonne Hospital Center in New Jersey requiring treatment for the respiratory ailment known as COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, she faces an official price tag of $99,690.
Data being released for the first time shows that hospitals charge Medicare vastly differing amounts for the same procedure, often far above what the program typically reimburses.
State officials said Long Island College Hospital would not be closed, after weeks of protests and a lawsuit by labor unions and doctors.
What’s the most common cause of medical malpractice payments? Surgical mistakes? Overdoses? Obstetric errors? The answer is none of the above.
The positive deviance approach, which identifies and builds on existing behaviors and practices that produce results, has worked to reduce malnutrition, hospital infection rates and other problems.
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A critique of the award-winning documentary, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, airing on CNN.
Although Kaiser Permanente is considered an example of the future of health care, its chief acknowledges that it has not been able to deliver that care at a low enough cost.
As clinical integration networks mature, how do they move beyond basic performance improvement to meet broader care transformation goals? New Health Care Advisory Board research will examine this issue.
The former Wall Street technology analyst turned key Silicon Valley investor believes city-wide ecosystems of health incentives and disincentives for
Frail elderly and polychronic patients are a special challenge for our healthcare system. Many have tried and failed to get these two tough cohorts of patients on track to better health.
How American hospitals reach their pricing policies could make you laugh, if you’re not a patient, an economist writes.
Merging mobile tech with medical training shows how health can be improved in one of the poorest areas of Rio de Janeiro
The following is an excerpt from Hidden in Plain Sight: How to Create Extraordinary Products for Tomorrow’s Customers by Jan Chipchase with Simon Steinhardt (Harper Business).In the early days of ancient Rome, the toga was the national garment,...
May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser are exploring the way the brain records and remembers movement in space, which they speculate may be the basis of all memory.
As regulators look to protect consumers, a panel of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners analyzed steps that states can take to mitigate expected rises.
How conveying that good behavior is the social norm can change how people drink, recycle and even pay their taxes.
CounterpointAs a participant in a seminar hosted by the Minnesota Urological Society last weekend, I read some curious things about the German health system in a recent commentary (“Single-payer health care: What it is, what it isn’t,”