Humana's incentive program will award hospitals annual rate hikes based on how they perform on measures assessing patient safety, experience and outcomes.
Dr. Nicole Rochester recalls the hurdles she faced while acting as a primary caregiver for her father. She found doctors failed to communicate both with each other and with her family. Rochester's story is part of the series "No One Is Free From Harm."
Blacks in the U.S. saw a 28% drop in premature death over the last 25 years, narrowing the gap in earlier-than-expected deaths between whites and blacks, according to a new study.
The CMS has cleared Louisville, Ky.-based Norton Healthcare following an investigation into its safety protocols after a mental health staffer assaulted patients.