Physicians and nurses are stressed. Since 2013, Medscape's annual lifestyle survey has tracked a 25% spike in physician burnout rates. Other studies suggest that more than half of all nurses are burned out.
A new JAMA study finds that physicians who see a large number of high-risk patients were more likely to receive a penalty in a value-based payment program, exacerbating concerns from critics that safety-net providers may suffer losses under MACRA.
The academic centers will give newly trained providers the unique skills needed to offer home-based primary care. Only about 1,000 providers currently offer home visits even though about 2 million Medicare patients need the service.
Given the critical role that supply chain plays in hospital operations, it is essential to understand how hospital stakeholders gauge its importance and how it impacts them on a daily basis.
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The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan bill on Tuesday that would allow private accreditation organizations to certify dialysis facilities. But experts are concerned that the change could threaten patient safety.
As hospitals continue to lower readmission rates and satisfy new value-based incentives, mortality rates have also dropped, signaling improvement in care quality, a new study found.
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The CMS is seeking to ramp up oversight of ambulatory surgical centers with development of a new quality measure that will track how many people have an adverse health reaction after getting care at the facilities.
Reseachers found racial disparities in the quality of hospice care as well as emotional and religious support services for black and Hispanic patients.
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Low-income individuals are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease compared to high-income individuals, despite more than two decades of work to combat heart disease, according to a new study.