Hospital mergers and acquisitions may precipitate a modest decline in patient care quality; however, no differential changes in readmission or mortality rates were observed in acquired institutions compared with control hospitals,
The impact of drug use in the United States is likely to be higher than estimated, with drug-associated mortality higher than drug-coded deaths alone.
There is near consensus across 30 years of economic analysis of single-payer plans that a single-payer system would reduce health expenditures in the United States.
Physicians spend a considerable amount of time using electronic health records to support care delivery, with wide variation seen in the distribution of time within specialty.
From 2012 to 2017, out-of-pocket costs nearly doubled for out-of-network hospital care
Caroline O. Pardo, Ph.D., General Manager for Haymarket Medical Education, is pleased to announce that HME, based in Paramus, NJ, has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.
The Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansions correlated with a slight increase in access to primary care providers, but no change in emergency department use.
Many hospital patient portals fail to educate patients fully and set expectations for secure messaging.
Federal health officials have unveiled plans to allow prescription drug imports from Canada and other foreign nations.
Stephen Hahn, M.D., was confirmed as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a 72-18 Senate vote.