Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
A typical hospital spends up to 30% more than its top-performing cohort to deliver care with comparable or lower-quality outcomes. Closing just a quarter of the cost gap for select procedures can net hospitals $4 million a year.
NorthShore has developed the Clinical Analytics Predictive Engine, a tool in the EHR that gives each patient a single risk score tied to multiple predictive models. The tool helps give clinicians a way to easily act on information to prevent adverse outcomes.
Tennessee Oncology, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and West Cancer Center combined their 225 cancer physicians, 60 locations and 158,000 patients to create Nashville-based OneOncology.
OSF HealthCare is turning a shuttered hospital into an outpatient center, where providers address not only medical concerns but also social determinants of health.
Physicians do not have the data to best use their referral network, which can hurt outcomes and damage the patient experience, according to a new survey.
Fourteen health systems have launched a national collaboration to develop more effective ways to serve their Medicaid populations, starting with avoiding unnecessary emergency department visits.
With the collaboration, Facebook and NYU aim to advance the field of artificial intelligence. They will start by speeding up MRIs with the hope that faster imaging will increase access.
Intermountain Healthcare has launched a new initiative aimed at stemming the rising tide of suicides. At its core is acknowledging the fact that Intermountain serves communities that cherish their right to bear arms.
Nearly half of urgent-care patients diagnosed with conditions that don't require antibiotics received a prescription for one anyway, raising concerns that the practice will contribute to the spread of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens.
When doctors consult with specialists virtually, they can cut down on unnecessary specialist visits and gain insights that would otherwise be out of reach.
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