Lay-health workers reduce readmission rates in new study
Feb 22 | Jeff Lagasse
Readmissions cost the healthcare system an estimated $17 billion annually and the majority are avoidable.
Kentucky hospitals plan expansion projects totaling $64.4 million
Feb 21 | Jeff Lagasse
Both hospitals cite high occupancy rates as the reason for the requests.
Analyzing EMR data key to increasing referrals, providing benefit to patients and health systems
Feb 20 | Jeff Lagasse
The data can be used to increase referrals to hospitals, imaging ...
Healthcare dominates list of toughest jobs to fill in 2018
Feb 20 | Jeff Lagasse
The list focuses on positions employers are actively pursuing, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics ...
Gender pay gap hits all time high among New York physicians
Feb 19 | Jeff Lagasse
The salary difference between men and women newly-trained as doctors reached its widest divide to date at ...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to develop $412 million advanced research center
Feb 19 | Jeff Lagasse
The 625,000 square foot center is designed to attract new scientists and ...
Medicaid expansion improves breast cancer care in Kentucky, research shows
Feb 19 | Jeff Lagasse
Expanding third-party coverage leads to people doing more things that are intrinsically ...
New Mexico hospitals benefit from recent Medicare changes, analysis shows
Feb 16 | Jeff Lagasse
The study contradicts assertions by some hospitals that the new payment system and changes ...
Tip to reduce asthma readmissions: Educate patients prior to discharge
Feb 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers pinpointed success with comprehensive asthma education conducted by dedicated ...