After four years of inaction, the FDA is finalizing a rule to allow hearing aids without a prescription.
The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has reduced readmission rates, but hospitals still struggle to find the most effective ways to serve their most frequent patients.
Faced with shortages of physicians and nurses, healthcare practices and health systems may find candidates increasingly inquiring about hazard pay.
Over the summer, the FDA approved Wegovy injections for chronic weight management, the first such drug approved since 2014. Manufactured by Novo Nordisk, the drug works by mimicking the hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), which helps regulate...
Think patient-friendly to get the best outcomes.
Patient navigation can benefit both patients maneuvering complex health systems and the health systems themselves, which often experience a high return on investment from navigation services.
Just as in politics and the energy business, hacking hospital systems is on the rise — and it’s not just patient privacy that’s at risk. In April, a security breach of oncology and radiology system provider Elekta took the radiation systems of numerous...
The medical cost trend could rise as much as 10%, according to PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) annual report.
More patients signing up for high-deductible healthcare plans calls for increased cost transparency and a common cost language.
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