Acute Care

Oct 25, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Consumers can use the TechDecks to measure blood pressure, weight and other metrics, then send those to doctors…
Oct 23, 2018 | Susan Morse
Anthem set a policy to deny coverage if it is determined through the discharge diagnosis that the visit…
Oct 09, 2018 | Susan Morse
The top three clinical episodes selected are major joint replacement of the lower extremity, congestive heart…
Oct 09, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Wraparound services potentially saved $8.2 million from 2011 to 2016, based on median hospitalization costs,…
Indian River Medical Center
Oct 04, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Cleveland Clinic will have ultimate governing authority, and will maintain services at the…
The Mayo Clinic.
Sep 24, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Here's a look at what Mayo achieved and what goes into such an agreement…
Clinic waiting room.
Sep 07, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Visits to the emergency room to treat low-acuity conditions decreased by 36 percent; Use of non-emergency room centers…
Stroke patient.
Aug 20, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Although readmissions have fallen by 3 percent, patients discharged from nonteaching hospitals faced a…
Generic epinephrine auto-injector
Aug 17, 2018 | Susan Morse
Teva Pharmaceuticals is marketing the first approved generic epinephrine auto-injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions.
North Shore Medical Center in Salem.
Aug 13, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Hit especially hard were Massachusetts' community hospitals, with median operating margins plunging to 0.9 percent.