The pending Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act has the potential to harm patients, according to a right-of-center think tank.
In the wake of the White House's aggressive plan to combat antibiotic-resistant infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hopes to slash rates of one particularly dangerous superbug nationwide by replicating the success of a program it piloted in five Chicago hospitals, Reuters reported.
Most people view technology as an enhancement to healthcare, but still consider the doctor-patient relationship as the most important aspect of a satisfying patient experience, according to a new survey.
Medical residents hesitate to challenge doctors' orders even when they are wrong, according to a study published in the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.
A Medicare waiver program in Maryland reduced readmissions by 4 percent at 67 hospitals last year, preventing as many as 5,000 readmissions, according to the Maryland Hospital Association.
The cost of cancer care for some patients is so high that their medical bills can stick around long after they are gone, NPR reports.
An Arizona hospital is moving a paper-based pediatric discharge system into the digital age with the help of a grant.
Some laparoscopic surgeries are significantly less expensive for hospitals to execute than traditional open procedures, according to a new study in JAMA Surgery.
More hospitals and health systems create cooperative networks involving doctors, providers, patients and payers, or "ecosystems of care," according to Healthcare Finance News.
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