Seattle Children's Hospital is notifying 12,000 families after learning that some surgical equipment at the Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was incorrectly sterilized, CBS News reports.
As hospitals become increasingly willing to listen to nurses' opinions in healthcare facility design, a book coming out this fall will help guide nurses through the redesign process. Multiple contributors will discuss topics including innovations led by nurses and trends affecting design.
Adults 65 years and older are at an increased risk of contracting influenza, pneumococcus and hepatitis B. However, health insurers, providers and pharmacies can help consumers access the care they need through a variety of methods, according to a new report from America's Health Insurance Plans.
Two more participants may exit the Pioneer ACO program due to lackluster financial performance--just days after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced its accountable care organizations saved $411 million last year.
What if patients thought of getting healthcare, even paying insurance premiums, more like treating themselves to new jewelry than forking out cash for a necessary evil? That's one aspiration of Zoom (formerly Zoomcare), the Portland–Oregon based company planning to redesign a full array of medical and health insurance services to create an "insanely great experience" for its target customer base, according to an article from Fast Company.
Guest post by Joe Randolph, president and CEO of The Innovation Institute, which is structured to cultivate innovative solutions to transform healthcare delivery. He previously served as EVP and COO...
Long Island-based North Shore-LIJ Medical Group has started posting reviews of its doctors online, making it the first large medical group in the New York metropolitan area to do so.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, Global Transitional Care CEO Rani Khetarpal discusses how transitional care service providers can help prevent readmissions and improve patient care.
Surgical outcomes are equally safe for surgeons who worked a late shift the night before as those who didn't, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The push for patient-centered care and improving population health has led to increased collaboration among hospitals, according to a nationwide survey from the American Hospital Association.