Keyword: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Algorithms could help physicians identify patients with financial strain; the Urban Insitute has a plan to cut $30 billion in costs.
A new study finds that how well hospitals care for patients with heart failure may not be the best quality metric.
Parkland Health & Hospital System's universal screening program identifies patients who may be at risk for suicide.
Adjusting Medicare's readmissions reduction program to a hospitalwide measure would significantly increase penalties for safety-net hospitals.
From Kaiser Health News: Hospitals and oncology practices are setting up urgent care services aimed specifically at cancer patients to help keep them out of the hospital.
A new study suggests penalties for excessive readmission of heart attack patients are unfair to hospitals serving the socioeconomically disadvantaged.