A healthcare program focused on Asian-Americans is improving health and saving money.
Starting this week, Joint Commission surveyors will cite hospitals if they witness employees who fail to follow proper hand hygiene guidelines.
As flu cases rise across the U.S., hospitals brace for higher costs and a hit to their bottom lines even as many see a bump in patient volume.
The U.S. ranks 64th in the world for maternal deaths, and Michigan ranks eighth in the nation, despite some recent improvement. Because of continued high national rates, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has created a collaboration to reduce maternal deaths.
A new JAMA study finds mortality rates stayed constant for heart attack patients even as spending for cardiac procedures and post-acute care rose.
OSF Medical Group has adopted a new model in which a team of clinicians divvies up duties to see more patients and improve care.
At bedtime in the pediatric unit at Beaumont Children's hospital, community members are invited to stand outside the hospital and shine flashlights up at the hospital windows, and pediatric patients shine lights back in a show of support.
Advanced practice nurses are urging the American Medical Association to rescind a recent decision to launch a campaign focused on limiting independent practice of non-physician practitioners across state lines.
The New York City-based orthopedics provider calls all patients before a procedure to collect patient-reported outcomes measures. The information is used to help clinicians better understand and treat their patients.
The CMS on Thursday released its annual list of measures under consideration for Medicare's quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs. The number of measures under review is much smaller compared to last year when CMS considered nearly 100 measures.
U.S. health authorities will crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to patients amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that previously has received little oversight.
A new JAMA study found that as hospitals reduced readmission rates for heart failure patients as part of the CMS' readmissions program, mortality rates for those patients rose.