When not-for-profit hospitals switch to for-profit status, their finances may improve but the quality of care they deliver remains about the same, concludes a new study from Harvard researchers.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services today announced it would spend up to $840 million over the next four years to fund innovative healthcare strategies designed to improve patient care and lower costs.
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco monitored one month's worth of alarms at the facility to determine the alarm causes, as well as potential solutions to fatigue.
In an exclusive interview, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer James Merlino, M.D. explains what led to his personal philosophy of patient experience and how the organization implemented strategies to become a leader in patient satisfaction.
Hospital efforts to safeguard against the Ebola virus may have longer-term implications for infection prevention in healthcare settings, according to an infection control expert.
There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems, Forbes contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.
A data analytics program at Penn medicine helped the Philadelphia-based hospital lower sepsis mortality rates.
Hospitals and their medical staff have different ideas of how well the facility meets hand-hygiene guidelines, according to a new survey of infection preventionists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Electronic health records can help identify patients with pulmonary embolisms and deep vein thrombosis with "high accuracy" according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Just in time for open enrollment, physician rating database Healthgrad es will launch a new version of its website Monday, USA Today repo rted.