Acute Care

How the misuse of personal protection equipment in hospitals jeopardizes patients
Jun 13, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The lack of proper PPE can lead to hospital-acquired infections, poor safety scores, low public…
May 31, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Politics aside, it boils down to actively protecting patients and preventing death wherever possible and physicians…
Beth Israel to build new $534M inpatient building
May 16, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The new building, which will house 345,000 square feet of space, is their first new…
Drug-resistant staph infections MRSA
May 15, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Surprise: Drug-resistant staph infections cost the same or slightly less to treat than non-resistant infections, study shows.
Palliative care can yield cost-savings in acute care settings
May 01, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The practice of palliative care is known to make patients more comfortable and now is proven to shorten hospital stays and…
CMS proposes increasing payment to skilled nursing, psychiatric facilities
Apr 30, 2018 | Susan Morse
Rule eases regulatory burden estimated to cost providers $39 billion a year and…
New Mountain sells MSD to McKesson
Apr 27, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
MSD has continued to strengthen its leadership in the home infusion space while also significantly expanding its…
Humana kicks value-based care up a notch
Apr 27, 2018 | Susan Morse
Compensation is determined by measures that address healthcare-associated…
The good and bad in new CMS promoting interoperability rule
Apr 25, 2018 | Susan Morse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are…
Florida Hospital kicking off work on $300 million patient tower
Apr 25, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The new facility, part of a broader $600 million acquisition and renovation strategy, comes as…