A La Peer Health Systems nurse uses medicine caps to create a colorful mosaic spelling out her system's name.
Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
A Navigant study found 24% of academic medical centers received penalties for their performance on three of the CMS' value-based payment programs in fiscal 2018 while 13.7% of community hospitals received penalties.
St. Luke's University Health Network has created a new program that ensures patients with lower back pain get access to physical therapy within 48 hours to prevent chronic back pain that can lead to surgery and opioid dependency.
Does it pass the moo test? The FDA considers whether nondairy products should be called milk.
During battles with toxic mold and Lyme disease, teenager Sara Willoughby needed a way to cope. She found it through writing—first a blog, and now she's penned her first book.
With unpredictability in the health care marketplace, some hospitals may shy away from the risk of innovation. However, questioning the status quo and working to improve outcomes is consistently worth the investment.
The healthcare industry has largely been unable to meet consumers' expectations, but a group of health system and physician group executives shared how they plan to change that at Project Japan's Consumerism Symposium.
As the number of ambulatory surgery centers continues to grow around the nation, HHS wants to create a new patient safety database to track quality of care at the facilities.
Adventist Health Castle in Kailua is the only healthcare organization in Hawaii to receive the Malcolm Baldrige award. Kathy Raethel has been its CEO since 2011.
The AMGA endorsed a set of 14 quality measures for payers to use to simplify providers' reporting process for value-based purchasing programs.
The hospital industry welcomed CMS' decision to delay the July release of star ratings, and it's unclear if the Hospital Compare program can be fixed.