At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 30th annual conference, social determinants of health were the central theme in several keynote speeches and presentations. Leaders like Dr. Don Berwick called on providers to make this part of their mission.
More than two dozen former FDA lab monkeys have found a new home at a Florida primate sanctuary after their use in nicotine experiments inspired protests.
Nursing homes with lower-than-average weekend staffing will face more frequent weekend inspections by state survey agencies checking up on quality of care and resident safety, the CMS said.
A newly formed surgeon group in Michigan is aggressively moving to prove outpatient orthopedic surgery can be just as effective as traditional inpatient surgery for much lower costs.