Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
Early population health management supporter Dr. Lee Sacks is retiring as Advocate Aurora Health CMO and founding CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, after a total of more than 40 years at the system.
A Navigant study found 24% of academic medical centers received penalties for their performance on three of the CMS' value-based payment programs in fiscal 2018 while 13.7% of community hospitals received penalties.
More than 400 "Dear Doctor" letters, sent last year in San Diego County, were part of a study that, researchers say, put a human face on the U.S. opioid crisis for many doctors.