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Data Points: More to the spike in sepsis cases than meets the eye

Data Points: More to the spike in sepsis cases than meets the eye

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 09, 2017

The numbers tell one story, but what's behind them might be something entirely different. For the first time since the CMS started releasing inpatient claims and payment data, sepsis topped the list as the most common condition or procedure.

Data Points: Hurricane Katrina's lasting legacy

Data Points: Hurricane Katrina's lasting legacy

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 02, 2017

Houston's hospitals were well-prepared for Hurricane Harvey. In the past 10 years, hospitals in disaster-prone areas across the country have implemented both structural and operational safeguards to keep patients and staffers safe and prevent major damage.

Data Points: For many children, it's still access denied

Data Points: For many children, it's still access denied

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 26, 2017

Many of the nation's youngest residents have been returning to classrooms over the past few weeks. But studies show that despite 2.8 million children under the age of 18 gaining health insurance between 2010 and 2015, access to basic services remains out of reach for many.

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