No longer accepted as "normal complications," pressure ulcers are the target of healthcare leaders who are investing in prevention strategies and seeing results. >>>
Cheap, ubiquitous teleconferencing technology can turn any visit to a primary care provider into a patient-centered care team huddle, cutting weeks off the referral run-around and reining in costs. But it only works if the right team of providers, specialists, and the patient are available at an agreed-upon time. >>>
Researchers find large regional variations in spending, but little evidence to suggest that aggressive, high-cost treatments for leg revascularization translate into lower rates of amputation. >>>
A meta-analysis into guidelines that call for "high-intensity staffing" models employing intensivists in the ICU reveals better patient outcomes, but not at night. >>>
Innovators are blending technology with new care models while targeting high-risk patients in a patient-centered strategy. >>>
To patients, the benefits of implementing a senior emergency department program like the one at Summa Health System are unquestionable. To CEOs whose hospitals or health systems are struggling for revenue, there may be hesitation. >>>
Workplace stress causes absenteeism, productivity losses, and increases in healthcare costs. Employers that help workers manage stress factors see significant financial benefits. But wellness programs alone don't get the job done. >>>
Amidst the healthcare.gov debacle, let's not lose sight of what is really important—access to affordable health insurance. Please start doing a better job of controlling your agency's message about the public's access to health insurance. >>>
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