In order to boost patient satisfaction and reduce suffering throughout the healthcare continuum, nurses must improve the perception of patient care that they provide every day, according to Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses.
Nearly one-third of acute heart failure patients seen in hospital emergency departments in Florida and California during 2010 returned to the emergency setting the following year, according to a study recently published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
As hospitals and health systems consolidate into large companies that focus more on the bottom line, healthcare leaders must remember the importance of empathy and humanity, according to a blog post from Eric J. Hall, president & CEO of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network in New York, New York.
Hold on to your seats and gear up for the most dramatic changes the health insurance industry has faced yet, says Aegis Health Group CEO Phil Suiter, in an exclusive interview with The Tennessean.
In the volatile world of healthcare, bold moves can sometimes lead to disaster and attempts to force a revolutionary idea can lead to serious repercussions, writes Dan Beckham in a Hospitals & Health Networks opinion piece.
The Bipartisan Policy Center released a white paper report offering legislative and regulatory recommendations regarding the challenges and opportunities for healthcare delivery system reform and the shift from volume- to value-based care.
Older, sicker, minority patients and those with public insurance are more likely to die from a potentially preventable complication after commonly performed urological surgeries, according to a study published in BJU International.
Hospitals should reconsider whether physical restraints are a good tool to use, especially in the intensive care unit as they could be ineffective or harmful in some situations, writes author Ravi Parikh in an article in The Atlantic.
Going above and beyond in risk analysis is key to manage population health, Steven C. Linn, M.D., CMO & vice president of academic affairs for New Jersey-based Inspira Health Network, said in a video interview with Hospitals & Health Networks.
Amidst the primary care physician shortage, mid-level providers like nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) perform procedures which they may not have formal training in across primary care offices around the country, a new study published in JAMA Dermatology revealed.