Are Hospital-Led Interventions Reducing LOS for High-Risk Populations?
Interventions aimed at reducing hospital length of stay (LOS) among at-risk patients lack consistent efficacy, according to a systematic review.
How Have Health Systems, Hospitals Responded to the CDC's Relaxation of Mask Guidance?
Following an announcement from the CDC that fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks in all outdoor and most indoor spaces, health systems and hospitals responded by continuing to encourage caution.
Johnese Spisso on the CEO Coalition's Efforts to Improve Healthcare Worker Safety
Chief Healthcare Executive™ discusses the CEO Coalition's new Declaration of Principles aimed at improving healthcare worker safety with Coalition co-founder and Declaration co-author Johnese Spisso, MPA.
Identifying Factors Linked to COVID-19 Care Escalation From In-Home to Hospital
A study identifies factors that put patients with COVID-19 receiving home-based care at risk for care escalation.
Sentara Healthcare Initiative Aims to Boost Supply Chain Diversity
Sentara Healthcare announces the formation of its Supplier Diversity Executive Council.
Survey Underscores Need for Efficient Prescribing Modalities
Americans want their providers to use electronic methods to prescribe medications, according to new survey findings.
CMS Rule Proposed for Hospital IPPS
A new rule proposed by CMS aims to increase Medicare inpatient prospective payment system rates.
Safeguarding Personal Data: ACP Offers Guiding Principles for Future Privacy Frameworks
The American College of Physicians outlined guiding principles for future improvements in personal health data collection and use.
Health Care Facilities Report Significant Nurse Shortages, Concern About Future Vacancies
Survey responses from health care facilities across the country outline current nurse shortages and foretell of future vacancies.
Real-Time Patient-Reported Data Help Assess Hospital Quality
Responses collected from longitudinal surveys show how patient-reported data can help improve hospital quality.
Researchers Propose an Alternative to Inpatient Units for Children
Researchers weight the benefits and risks of inpatient units for children and young patients.
Patient Assessment Tool Helps Measure Physician, Nurse Compassion in Hospitals
Researches have validated a five-item assessment tool that can be used to measure clinicians' compassion.
Microsoft Acquires Voice Recognition Company Nuance Communications
Microsoft will acquire Nuance Communications, Inc. for around $16 billion.
Survey Highlights Pandemic’s Toll on Health System Employees’ Career Development, Childcare Needs
Survey responses illustrate the impact COVID-19 has had on health system employees, including considerations of leaving the workforce and concerns about childcare.
Illinois Law Invests $150 Million to Tackle Health Care Disparities
A new bipartisan law signed by Illinois' governor aims to tackle health disparities seen in the state's most vulnerable populations.
Sebelius, Jain Reflect on Power of Innovation Center to Change Healthcare
Dr. Sachin Jain and former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discussed the potential of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation during Academy Health's Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference.
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