Efforts to improve hand hygiene at health organizations must include nurses, according to an article at Becker's Hospital Review.
Despite the public sound and fury surrounding childhood vaccination in the United States, rates remain generally high. The cost of vaccination efforts have fallen disproportionately on physicians, however, according to a post on the Health Affairs blog, and increased help from the public sector is essential to maintain or improve upon the situation going forward.
The threat of the Zika virus includes numerous unknown variables, which have healthcare providers across the nation adopting a "better safe than sorry" approach.
The recent performance-based deal that Novartis cut with two insurance giants could signal the beginnings of a new approach to drug pricing, according to a Bloomberg editorial.
The head of one of the nation's foremost healthcare consulting firms has a list of tasks hospitals should accomplish in 2016--and cost reduction and the shift to value-based care tops the list.
Providers in Puerto Rico could potentially see some financial relief in the coming weeks, as the Obama Administration has proposed $30 billion in additional Medicaid funding for the island over the next decade, The Washington Post has reported.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a final rule regarding the legal requirements providers most follow if they are overpaid.
One of the most influential regional hospital lobbies in the country is suggesting that its richer members "adopt" hospitals that are on the brink of financial insolvency.
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Although the healthcare industry recognizes obesity as an epidemic, so far it is unable to slow its rate of advance. Now, despite the development of guidelines for weight management, a study in Obesity suggests clinicians may have a problem finding programs that use them.