As director of BJC HealthCare's innovation lab, Thomas Maddox, M.D., wants to find out how tools and data can improve care processes.
A malpractice lawsuit can have devastating results and there are steps physicians can take to avoid being sued in the first place.
As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based care, those payment principles can and should be cautiously applied to community health centers.
Christiana Care Health System has embraced health IT in its discharge protocols, and the system is seeing the payoff in reduced readmission rates.
A recent study finds that family physicians are delivering fewer babies.
On the anniversary of a series of nursing strikes at Allina Health, the Minnesota Nurses Association will pay off some patients' medical debts.
There are financial incentives that keep doctors from reducing patient waiting times, say two chief medical officers.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is urging healthcare organizations and physician practices to update billing systems for the new cards.
Given the country’s opioid epidemic, law enforcement agencies are aggressively going after medical professionals who illegally prescribe these drugs.
Value-based care is key to creating better patient outcomes, but new payment models on their own aren’t enough.