Startup company TowerView Health aims to make it easier for patients to manage their medication regimens. The company has developed software and hardware that reminds patients and their clinicians about medication schedules, and warns them when a patient is falling off track.
They don't really want to put a bug in your ear, just help you hear like one. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, say insects' sophisticated way of processing sound could help refine hearing aids.
Hospitals and health systems are taking different roads on how to provide urgent care, with some choosing to partner with urgent-care center operators and others building their own.
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System was one of the first U.S. systems to begin managing patients with chronic conditions using tech giant Apple's new HealthKit data-sharing platform in conjunction with the Apple watch and iPhone.
The American Hospital Association has tapped Manuel Tomás León to lead its Institute for Diversity in Health Management.
Modern Healthcare recently spoke with Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, about accountable care, tensions with insurers over starting a health insurance arm, and Memorial Hermann's shift to outpatient care.
Construction and design firms' focus on innovation and outpatient facilities suggests they are adjusting to a broader transformation in the healthcare industry.
More healthcare organizations are establishing outpatient sites at converted retail spaces. Such renovations often take half as long as building from scratch and cost half as much, including site selection costs, zoning approvals and parking lot construction for a greenfield site.
Mark Clare has been named principal adviser for strategic initiatives at Purdue Healthcare Advisors in West Lafayette, Ind.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to save $1.2 million by defunding the state's NYDoctorProfile.com website is coming under fire from a coalition of 16 patient- and consumer-advocacy groups who call the plan “a dangerous step backwards in the effort for greater transparency in...
Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, 46, will be president and CEO at the Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association.
Kaiser Permanente leaders in the system's mid-Atlantic region were frustrated by long patient wait times in their clinical decision units that handled urgent and short-term observation care.