With both patients and providers displaced by hurricanes, telemedicine services companies are offering free visits for not just physical but also emotional well-being.
Catholic hospitals operate under religious directives prohibiting them from performing certain reproductive health services, including abortions. As Catholic providers grow by acquiring non-Catholic hospitals, a study reports it's affecting access to that care.
Brain surgery requires delicate and precise use of surgical instruments. But for Dan Fabbio it also required a different kind of instrument—a saxophone.
Experts say physicians need to do a better job of explaining the benefits of cardiac rehabiliation programs to get patients to use them more.
The long-term care industry has taken steps to create more patient-centered care plans that are resulting in less use of antipsychotics, but some doctors are worried the trend may lead to some patients not getting the drugs they need.
A retirement home in Dresden, Germany has found a way to increase the happiness and well-being of residents suffering from dementia: design it to look like the era they remember best.
Imagine your next doctor's visit taking place in a sleek River North neighborhood space in Chicago where you also have the option for a high-intensity group workout and a cold-brew coffee.
Blood transfusions have been a long-standing practice at health systems, despite known complications, and are believed to improve patient outcomes. A new study finds the costs and potential risks associated with the procedures outweigh the benefits.
An innovative program to reduce costs, improve care continuity and connect high users of emergency departments at four Detroit Medical Center hospitals with a primary-care team has led to significant reductions in unnecessary ER visits, hospitalizations and readmissions.
The cancer community is deploying advanced-practice providers to help address a shortage of services. But integrating them into a practice isn't easy.
In an interview with Modern Healthcare this week, Soon-Shiong said his company's new cancer therapy gets to the root causes of the disease. He also said that recent reports questioning the success of his company's therapies are based on "ignorance," which he "ignores."
As reimbursement dollars are increasingly tied to performance outcomes, it's harder for small and medium-sized hospitals to remain independent.