Commercial inpatient spending grew 10.7% from 2013 to 2018, while volume decreased by 12.8%, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission found. »
The Quest Lab Stewardship service aims to arm providers with the tools to order the right tests, retrieve results quickly, interpret them accurately and ensure reimbursement.
The pediatrics department at Michigan Medicine created a policy for breastfeeding physicians encouraging them to achieve personal lactation goals.
Kaiser Permanente will need to increase its reporting under a new California law.
The new rule going into effect Nov. 4 will allow the CMS to revoke Medicare enrollment for individuals and organizations that work with other sanctioned entities.
The hospital trade group commissioned a new study that supports mergers and acquisitions, making the case that they reduced costs at acquired hospitals and boosted care quality.
The future of healthcare innovation will be on display in Detroit on Oct. 7 as about 40 business, professional and academic health leaders will gather at the 2019 HealthQuake Summit conference.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton trains general pharmacists in critical-care medicine so they can better treat patients in the intensive-care unit.
Starting Aug. 21, hazardous drugs like nicotine and chemotherapies will need to be disposed through the proper channels rather than down the drain, per the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule.
Hospitals reprocess a range of single-use devices, ranging from non-invasive items like blood pressure cuffs to invasive surgical instruments. That saved nearly $500 million in 2018.
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