Hospital-level care at home can reduce overall care costs, healthcare use and readmissions while still providing quality care and improving the patient experience, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Scientific and medical research with male authors is more likely to be self presented with positive words compared to research with first or last female authors, according to a new study published in The BMJ. That is, men are more likely than women to put a positive spin on their own work.
A CVS Health subsidiary, Omnicare, is facing a lawsuit from the Department of Justice over allegations the company defrauded government health programs by providing prescription drugs to thousands of long-term care facilities without proper prescriptions.
E-cigarette use is linked to a higher association with respiratory diseases, one of the leading causes of death in the U.S., according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
The improper payment rate in Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) fell to its lowest rate since 2010, according to CMS. However, there were still an estimated $28.9 billion in improper payments made in 2019, down $7 billion from 2017.