Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive attributes.
New Hampshire's example shows how the VA can work with private-sector hospitals to deliver care for veterans without long delays.
CEO Tom Jackiewicz explains why Keck Medicine of USC has embraced bundled payments and how the team approach to care works best for patients and providers.
The author of Pain Killer lays out the case for Purdue Pharma planting seeds of the opioid epidemic by marketing aggressively, routing tens of millions of dollars to doctors and healthcare organizations and ignoring early signs of abuse.
The healthcare industry needs to do a better job of advancing women to the corner office. We must consider an approach that blends interpersonal relationships with organization-driven programs and support of initiatives at the vanguard of gender equity and diversity.
The major healthcare innovation story is occurring across the country in cities and small towns, where local hospitals and health systems are now centers of transformational change.
The large price increases on brand name drugs and the high prices of new specialty drugs are driven by a desire for greater profits and not by the cost of research.
Hospitals represent one of the heaviest users of energy and a top generator of waste, potentially creating significant concerns around their carbon footprint at the same time they do so much good.
Our nation's behavioral health system faces great challenges—from shortages of mental health professionals and inpatient beds to a lack of early intervention and prevention programs.
Community health centers are piloting promising and innovative solutions in the battle against opioid addiction and are addressing social factors that lie behind substance use.
A key part of advancing health outcomes for women and children is to work with women to plan and space their pregnancies. In the U.S., nearly 50% of all pregnancies are unplanned—6% higher than the global average.
Researchers have found no correlation between the prevalence of population-based value-based payment models and total cost of care. Does that mean we've been on the wrong track? In a word, no. Value, as a principle, remains as solid as ever.