Hospitals attempting to eliminate the use of opioids for certain surgeries are seeking to upend decades of accepted pain-control practices, which have recognized opioids as the primary option. »
The task force laid out a multidisciplinary approach to pain management that includes opioids but also behavioral and physical therapy as well as other treatments like massages and minimally invasive procedures.
Instead of viewing telemedicine as a new technology project, health system CEOs say it’s best to think of it as a care delivery method that’s part of the industry’s broader shift toward “healthcare at home.”
Speakers at Project Japan’s Transformation Summit say leaders should embrace innovation, but also understand what problem they are trying to solve.
The system's cardiology and bariatric surgery teams are working together to help some heart failure patients become eligible for heart transplants.
A new report from the professional services firm JLL says the number of healthcare tenants in retail settings could double by 2022.
To enhance the effect of medication, cut the amount of opioids used in treatment and lower the chances a patient is admitted, St. Jude Children's Testing Hospital is experimenting with whether it can reduce patients’ sickle cell disease pain with virtual reality.
Two sepsis care improvement efforts required careful attention to developing support and leadership at each hospital, and not bigfooting local clinicians and staff.
A rapid response centered on quick identification enabled OU Medical Center to successfully contain a deadly infectious drug-resistant threat.
Kaiser Permanente is launching a network that will have the potential to connect millions of its members to healthcare and social services providers.
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