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Experts warn more work is needed to prove the link between communication-and-resolution programs and patient safety.
Healthcare regulators and insurers have long attached a high value to hospital readmission rates as an indicator of hospital quality.
More low-income people now live in suburbs than in cities or rural areas, putting a strain on local health services.
Better communication with families and caregivers may reduce the frequency of unneeded treatment, a new study has found.
Now that most healthcare organizations have EHRs in place, the roles of CIO and CMIO must evolve to embrace value-based reimbursement, experts say.
A smartphone-based multichannel spectrometer and app can analyze several lab samples simultaneously for cancer biomarker detection.
A human body passcode created via wireless data transmission using a smartphone fingerprint reader may provide stronger security for devices and wearables.
Weeks after researchers questioned the effectiveness of wearables to help users lose weight, a new study claims that such tools don't increase activity.
Once a patient is discharged from a hospital, the game is over for slightly more than one-quarter of internal medicine residents, a recent study found.
End-of-life care matters deeply for patients and their caregivers, but studies continue to demonstrate ways in which physicians fall short when delivering bad news.