Topic: State Hospital Associations
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) recently reported an 85% satisfaction rate with quality of life among residents in state nursing homes.
Many Americans are worried about the future of Affordable Care Act protections for people with preexisting conditions.
To build scale and drive greater savings, providers in some regions are banding together in statewide Medicare accountable care organizations.
Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway's healthcare venture has reportedly hired Monitor Group, an arm of Deloitte, plus more healthcare news.
Hospitals in New Hampshire have agreed to kick in $50 million toward the state's opioid epidemic efforts.
HHS' Azar said that the agency is planning more actions to lower drug prices, plus more healthcare finance news.
A pilot program in Colorado set out to reduce opioid doses in the emergency room by 15%. It managed a 36% reduction instead.
Texas hospitals' response to Hurricane Harvey reveals lessons that can help providers better prepare for wide-scale disasters.
Here's one reason for lawmakers to support policies to bring more doctors to underserved areas: the positive economic impact.
A Colorado pilot that encouraged emergency providers to use alternatives to opioids cut opioid prescriptions.