There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems, Forbes contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.
Research exploring how social media can be used to advance prevention and treatment of substance abuse has received a boost from the National Institutes of Health.
Following in the footsteps of tech companies like Apple and Google, Facebook has also set its sights on healthcare.
Lansdale (Pennsylvania) Hospital, part of the Abington Health system, has fired an emergency room technician who posted pictures of patient X-rays and two severed fingers and described different patients in her Twitter account, according to insurancenews.net via the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Social media can provide a wealth of information relevant to healthcare fraud investigations. To learn how insurers can access and leverage this information, FierceHealthPayer: AntiFraud spoke to attorney John R. Steffy, a senior investigator in Wellpoint's northeast special investigations unit. Turns out there's much more to it than finding photos of a person who is collecting disability payments crossing a marathon finish line.
Chief compliance officers can help heavily regulated hospitals manage risk and regulatory landscape in an ever-changing healthcare industry, according to new PwC findings.
Reputation plays a key role in consumer preference when it comes to acute care hospitals, author Susan Neisloss wrote in a recent Hospitals & Health Networks article. To preserve your hospital's reputation, she suggested three elements to a crisis management plan.
Nurses increasingly rely on mobile devices and the Internet for work needs, with 65 percent using a device at work and 95 percent of healthcare organizations supporting online devices for clinical consulting and accessing information, according to a new survey.
Cold and fl u season can make for a lot of extra work for practices, but by planning ahead, your office can take care of patients' seasonal needs more efficiently and with less stress.
I first learned about the ALS ice bucket challenge earlier this month when a friend posted a video of herself on Facebook accepting the challenge in honor of Peter Frates, credited by many as the...