CMS is undergoing a revamp of its Compare websites, which allow patients and users to compare healthcare providers based on quality measures. The agency recently updated its Hospital Compare website with new measurement data and the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
An infectious respiratory virus found in China is spreading and raising alarm bells across the world. More than 4,500 cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified in China, as well as five cases in the U.S.
New drugs are being approved by the FDA at a faster clip, but the science behind them is weakening, according to a study published in JAMA. That means more drugs are available, but questions remain if they are effective.
The scientific journal that published guidelines bucking conventions about the associated heart health risks of consuming red meat has issued a correction after it failed to disclose meat industry ties to the research.
A whopping 80% of medical students report a low sense of personal achievement––an indicator of burn out––according to a new study published in The Journal of American Osteopathic Association. And smartphones could be a factor in contributing to burnout.