As the millenial population takes over as the largest generational group in the nation, hospitals and clinics are having to shift their design, and they're relying on design firms to come up with ideas and spaces catered to the 83 million millenials in the United States...
An app that passively scans heart rate data from the Apple Watch was almost as accurate as a standard electrocardiogram in picking up atrial fibrillation (Afib) but had less impressive results in a cohort closer to real world use, researchers reported.
Clincians raise patient safety concerns about a policy that foists onto ophthalmologists the responsibility for anesthesia monitoring during cataract surgery. Anthem says the policy is consistent with its commitment to providing high-quality, affordable care.
Azar outlines plans to give patients control over health data through HIT; push transparency from providers and payers; test value-based models in Medicare and Medicaid; and remove government burdens that impede the transformation.
Data gleaned from electronic health records suggests that patients diagnosed with heart failure, stroke, infertility, and kidney failure could actually be suffering from rare and undiagnosed genetic diseases.
The commission wants Congress to adopt a Voluntary Value Program that eases the administrative burden on clinicians, and provides a more objective assessment of the value of care delivered based on population health metrics.
Sheree Thein's mother was supposed to go home the next day. Thein's mom, Jadeen Rivard, was hospitalized in 2014 with a partial intestinal blockage. She had her stomach pumped and after a few days she was feeling better.
Stephen Trzeciak’s obsession with compassion started with his son’s seventh-grade cultural geography assignment three years ago. The son asked the father, a critical-care doctor at Cooper University Hospital, for help with a speech that would count for half his grade....