December 10, 2018
Faced with slim operating margins, hospitals today are looking beyond financial incentives to engage physicians.
December 6, 2018
The Leapfrog Group's 2018 Top Hospitals list recognizes 118 hospitals for excellence in hospital quality, patient safety, and efficiency.
December 5, 2018
A special report by University of Pennsylvania health care economists suggests the health care industry suffers from an "acute" problem with "deceptive, misleading, unsubstantiated, and foolish statements"—otherwise known as health care "BS."
CMS data show nearly 11,000 skilled nursing facilities will see their Medicare payments decrease in fiscal year 2019 as a result of poor performance under CMS' new Skilled Nursing Facility Value-based Purchasing Program.
Lee Goldsmith, a physician and a malpractice attorney, shares the five most common reasons why patients sue doctors.
December 4, 2018
CMS last month announced new efforts intended to increase safety at U.S. nursing homes, following reports of patient safety issues at nursing homes throughout the United States.
CMS says more than 1,500 U.S. hospitals will receive bonus payments in fiscal year 2019 under Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Program.
Intermountain Healthcare CEO Marc Harrison shares how the health system's tiered escalation huddles improve patient safety and increase transparency in operations.
December 3, 2018
FDA is re-examining claims that breast implants could be linked to an array of health problems—at the same time it is working to ease medical device makers' reporting burdens.
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