Hospitals with greater financial need are more likely to aggressively pursue debt collection, according to recently published research.
Significant changes in how kidney disease is treated in the United States are outlined in an executive order that was signed by President Donald Trump.
Exposure of U.S. physicians to work-hour reforms during residency training is not associated with post-training differences in patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care.
Researchers suggest that a large proportion of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratory directors have notable financial relationships with industry.
2018 temporary order that tightened controls on fentanyl-like drugs expires in February 2020
Patient groups have issued a joint statement today to urge the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to prioritize patient protections as it presides over arguments in the case Texas v United States.
The Mayo Clinic has instituted a Patient and Visitor Conduct Policy that balances the dual needs of providing optimal patient care while maintaining a supportive, respectful workplace for staff.
The aim of the TIME’S UP healthcare organization is to create a safe workplace environment with more equality and inclusivity for all healthcare work positions.
The slope of emergency department visit rates over time did increase significantly in 2014 to 2016 compared with previous trends but these effects were independent of insurance coverage.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care physicians provide interventions to prevent school-aged children and adolescents from initiating tobacco use.
A ban on the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes is being considered by San Francisco supervisors.
This case and commentary considers how organizations should respond to overt racism expressed by patients.
The growth of drug spending in the United States associated with government-protected market exclusivity is likely to continue.
Drake and colleagues blamed rural America’s poor access of health care on inadequate broadband service; however, Struminger and Arora questioned their theory that deficient Internet availability leads to a reduction in telemedicine in rural areas.
By reducing patients’ out-of-pocket costs and encouraging doctors to use biosimilars instead of the more expensive biologic, the United States can save billions for patients and Medicare.
Dr Marzouka discusses the fact that patients cannot shop around for a better deal when going to the emergency department and are almost never presented with the cost of care prior to receiving it.
Investigators compared changes in beverage prices and sales after the city of Philadelphia implemented a tax on sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages.
A bill that would tighten control over vaccination exemptions for children in California was sent by state senators to the Assembly.
The World Health Organization’s pain care guidelines contain false claims about the safety of prescription opioid painkillers and should be withdrawn.
A bill to raise the minimum age for buying any type of tobacco product, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 years was introduced Monday by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.