Topic: State Hospital Associations
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.
A patient's shooting death at a St. Louis hospital has reignited the debate on whether armed guards belong in hospitals.
Hospitals across the country are engaging with state associations to improve cybersecurity best-practices and enhance threat sharing.
Emergency providers worry that Anthem's new policy could encourage patients with potentially life-threatening conditions to avoid care.
It can be a tough conversation for most doctors: talking to a patient who is dying.
Patients with complex mental health issues often end up in the emergency department, where they may wait hours, or even days, for a psychiatric bed.