Hospitals and sustainability: CommonSpirit Health’s Shelly Schlenker says ‘it’s about your patients’

August 15th 2022

She outlines some steps for hospitals on reducing harms to the environment, making the business case, and the growing pressure to do better.

Hospitals with more Black patients get paid less, reflecting ‘structural racism’: Study

August 15th 2022

Researchers found a significant difference in financing for Black-serving hospitals. A small portion of America’s hospitals care for a large number of the nation’s Black patients.

‘Alarming’ rise in maternal deaths, pregnancy complications in COVID-19 pandemic

August 15th 2022

Researchers found increased odds of death during hospitalization, cardiovascular problems and obstetric hemorrhage.

Why improving sleep quality requires better data — and better follow up

August 14th 2022

Wearable sleep trackers, when used correctly and consistently, have vast potential to enable individuals to measure the quality of their sleep. But that’s just the beginning.

MED MOVES: Vanderbilt Health names president to lead 3 hospitals, and more

August 13th 2022

UVA Health hires its first chief of human resources, BayCare Health System selects a CEO, and other leaders take new posts.