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Despite progress, hospitals and health systems still struggle with patient matching, putting patient safety and efficiency on the line. »
The CMS couldn't yet disclose specific changes to the methodology, but an agency official told Modern Healthcare the changes will likely involve finding a way to mitigate the impact that changes to measures have on hospitals' overall ratings.
The CDC wants to research whether gay and transgender people of color could receive better access to care and experience reduced HIV infection rates if they discuss insurance coverage with their providers earlier.
A new study published Tuesday shows hospitals aren't fully relying on medications to treat opioid use disorder. Experts say that's a missed opportunity to expand treatment to thousands of people.
Almost all healthcare organizations surveyed by EY are either in the process of adopting new technology or are planning on doing so in the next year.
The CMS' star ratings have relied heavily on a single measure to determine how well hospitals perform on safety, which dramatically affected overall ratings, according to an analysis by Chicago's Rush University Medical Center.
Apple will soon allow third-party apps to access the health data stored in its Health app. The company already lets patients of 500 hospitals and clinics pull their health information from electronic health records into the Apple Health app.
The 3 Wishes Project at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center tries to help patients, family members and clinicians cope at the end of life.
Developers offer a slew of medication adherence platforms that, along with human intervention, help people take their medications correctly.
For as long as people have been prescribed medication, they have forgotten to follow their doctor's orders. That's especially a problem when the pills must be taken every day to work—as is the case with birth control.
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