Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
McKay-Dee Hospital in April 2017 opened a center specifically for patients experiencing a mental health crisis.
Aetion, a Manhattan startup with a software platform that assesses the effectiveness of drugs and other clinical interventions, has raised $36.4 million in a Series B round led by venture capital giant New Enterprise Associates.
Nationwide testing of healthcare facilities in 2017 found more than 200 instances of "nightmare bacteria" that were resistant to most or all antibiotic treatments.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association has adopted a new standard that opioids should not be the first or second treatment options to manage pain, guidelines lauded by pharmaceutical experts.
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow dying patients to receive experimental treatments. Here's how, if it passes, the bill would affect providers.
A shortage of injectable opioids that's expected to last to mid-2019 is forcing providers to delay or cancel surgeries.
Healthcare utilization and spending over the short term increases when low-income, less healthy patients gain access to primary care, but costs will likely be lower in the long run, experts said.
The Joint Commission's Hand Hygiene Targeted Solutions Tool helps hospitals and health systems pinpoint the specific reasons why their employees aren't washing their hands and provides training tactics to improve compliance.
Similar to Uber, Lyft is working its way into healthcare and will allow providers to request rides for their patients.
Gold Cross Ambulance EMTs learn about their patients' eventual diagnoses thanks to a link-up with Utah's health information exchange.
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