Quality

The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has successfully slashed readmissions for heart…
Almost half of emergency physicians report having been physically assaulted while at work,…
Appeals for payment denials were overturned 75 percent of the time by Medicare Advantage…
A new estimate from the CDC puts the number of Americans who died of flu and complications at 80,…
Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital have settled…
The New England Journal of Medicine continues to refuse to retract an article after its lead author…
In 2018, cancer deaths will rise to 9.6 million worldwide, according to new data from the…
Two new studies underscore that Medicare’s bundled payment for care improvement (BPCI) programs are…
Texas Children’s Hospital has fired a nurse after she posted information about a child testing…
Hospital prices remain somewhat obscure—and they vary widely for the same procedures, according to…
While the official death toll of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017,…
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are skyrocketing across the United States, according to a new…