Hospital food today is fresher and more healthful from 20 years ago, which goes with society's focus on wanting more healthful food, according to an an article on AlbanyHerald.com.
Amid efforts to protect nurses from workplace injuries, some hospitals report encouraging progress, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
When it comes to population health management, retail health clinics have an important role that includes not only immunizing patients against the flu virus but coaching chronically ill patients in disease management programs, Peter Goldbach, M.D., chief medical officer of RediClinic, said in an interview with HealthITAnalytics.
After the University of Missouri was met with significant student backlash for dropping health insurance coverage for graduate students, universities in Georgia, Illinois and Michigan are juggling the same decision, building on a growing concerns from students regarding dwindling benefits.
Seattle Children's Hospital is notifying 12,000 families after learning that some surgical equipment at the Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was incorrectly sterilized, CBS News reports.
As hospitals become increasingly willing to listen to nurses' opinions in healthcare facility design, a book coming out this fall will help guide nurses through the redesign process. Multiple contributors will discuss topics including innovations led by nurses and trends affecting design.
Adults 65 years and older are at an increased risk of contracting influenza, pneumococcus and hepatitis B. However, health insurers, providers and pharmacies can help consumers access the care they need through a variety of methods, according to a new report from America's Health Insurance Plans.
Two more participants may exit the Pioneer ACO program due to lackluster financial performance--just days after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced its accountable care organizations saved $411 million last year.
What if patients thought of getting healthcare, even paying insurance premiums, more like treating themselves to new jewelry than forking out cash for a necessary evil? That's one aspiration of Zoom (formerly Zoomcare), the Portland–Oregon based company planning to redesign a full array of medical and health insurance services to create an "insanely great experience" for its target customer base, according to an article from Fast Company.
Guest post by Joe Randolph, president and CEO of The Innovation Institute, which is structured to cultivate innovative solutions to transform healthcare delivery. He previously served as EVP and COO...