Biography for Alicia Caramenico
Alicia Caramenico is the editor of FierceHealthcare and its related publications. Before joining FierceMarkets, she was a web production/multimedia intern at the non-profit Education Week. For almost two years she worked as a publications intern at RiskMetrics Group, a risk management and corporate governance firm in Rockville, Md. Alicia holds a B.A. in print journalism from American University in Washington, D.C. She enjoys reading and playing with her English bulldog. Alicia can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow @FierceHealth and @HealthPayer on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Alicia Caramenico
With malnutrition leading to higher costs, longer length of stay and poor outcomes, Boston hospitals are giving patients healthy food to ease symptoms and prevent readmissions, The Boston Globe reports.
Despite wanting to come to work at all costs to help patients and colleagues, two recent studies provide more proof that healthcare workers should avoid patient care when feeling sick, according to Medscape Today.
California issues penalties against 10 hospitals with fines totaling $625,000 for not complying with requirements that prevent patient safety risks, according to the California Department of Public Health.
Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine, exposes the darker side of transitioning from the classroom to clinical medicine--students come in selfless and empathetic and leave jaded and embittered.
The American Hospital Association released a new guide that describes how small and rural hospitals can develop effective community partnerships to improve popoulation health.
Thanks to the Affordable Car Act, the Obama administration has recouped more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud recoveries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced yesterday.
Mandatory influenza vaccinations did not drive hoards of healthcare workers to voluntarily terminate employment at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois, according to a four-year analysis.
The risk of readmission increases after healthcare-associated pneumonia versus community-acquired pneumonia, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
As the U.S healthcare system undergoes an industry-wide overhaul, hospital leaders can look across the pond for lessons in delivering high-quality, low-cost care, according to a new whitepaper released Monday by healthcare analytics firm MedeAnalytics.
Consumers are open to physician assistants and nurse practitioners playing a greater role in healthcare delivery, according to a Health Affairs study.