Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) may not be as effective as many believe when it comes to reducing healthcare costs and improving outcom
In recent years, nurse practitioners and physician assistants have been taking on ever-greater roles as primary care providers, especially for patients with chronic complex conditions.
Doctors are making progress combatting the epidemic of deaths from opioid overdoses, but they need help from lawmakers and others responsible for making healthcare policy.
Burnout among physicians has been widely examined, both for its causes and its impact on individual doctors and the healthcare organizations employing them.
A new report shows how medication use is expanding and changing.
The epidemic of opioid-related addictions and deaths in recent years has drawn increased attention to behavioral health issues, such as suicide and depression, in addition to su
As part of its ongoing efforts to reduce hospital readmissions among Medicare beneficiaries, CMS made readmissions one of the quality metrics it uses to pen
As greater numbers of patients have difficulty paying for their medical care, doctors are paying more attention to care costs when developing treatment plans.