Where healthcare challenges find solutions
April is National Minority Health Month. Along with the ongoing challenge of eliminating disparities in care, both insurance and access to care also vary based on race. »
A broad range of researchers studied data on 333 diseases and injuries and 84 risk factors and found that while the U.S. saw improvement in outcomes between 1990 and 2016, there's still wide state-level variation.
The U.S. continues to outpace other industrialized nations in healthcare spending. Testingers from Harvard and the London School of Economics analyzed data from 11 high-income countries and found that although utilization rates were relatively similar, the U.S. spends twice as much on medical care.
From asthma to obesity, key indicators continue to pose challenges for community health.
George Caldwell had the foresight to be an early adopter of such innovations as patient-centered care, hospital-physician alignment, integration of behavioral and physical health, and more.
Since the landmark report To Err is Human shook up the industry in 1999, healthcare has been on a bumpy road to improving quality and safety.
Project Japan set out to find a better version of an after-visit summary, asking around the industry to help create a form that is useful for patients and providers alike.
Spring is upon us and flu season is winding down, but it’s not over yet. In data from its weekly report for March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that a majority of states are still seeing high flu activity during what has been a robust flu infection season.
It's been 19 years since the landmark report “To Err is Human” shook up the industry. Since that time, considerable attention has been paid to reducing medical mistakes, but the industry still has a long way to go.
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