The troubled Indian Health Service hospital on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation has been given another week to improve care conditions or risk losing key federal funding.
The service offers bedside-to-bedside transportation and wheelchair accessibility with a 97% on-time pickup rate, according to Ford Motor Co. It will pick up and deliver from homes, nursing homes and medical facilities.
As often-overlooked mental illnesses become more commonly treated, pediatric-care providers are hiring more behavioral health specialists, building more private rooms, integrating more play areas, and weaving in more soothing, nature-related elements.
The 472 Medicare ACOs generated a total of $1.1 billion in savings in 2017, allowing the CMS to make a $313.7 million gain from the program after dishing out bonuses. The savings come as the CMS looks to overhaul the program.
Back surgery is one of the most overused types of surgery and back pain is the most common ailment that sends patients to doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists. More than $90 billion a year is spent on low-back pain alone.
The “living room” concept aims to provide patients experiencing a psychiatric episode with a better environment to receive treatment than a hospital emergency department.
The board of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute agreed to award $85 million for 16 new studies on treatment options for conditions like opioid abuse and cancer.
A La Peer Health Systems nurse uses medicine caps to create a colorful mosaic spelling out her system's name.
Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
A Navigant study found 24% of academic medical centers received penalties for their performance on three of the CMS' value-based payment programs in fiscal 2018 while 13.7% of community hospitals received penalties.
St. Luke's University Health Network has created a new program that ensures patients with lower back pain get access to physical therapy within 48 hours to prevent chronic back pain that can lead to surgery and opioid dependency.
Does it pass the moo test? The FDA considers whether nondairy products should be called milk.