Data have long proved to be a valuable asset in quality patient care. But data are useful only when shared among all parties involved — and at every step of the way.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Patients’ race, income, family support and disability all play a role in readmission rates, a new study finds. So why don’t Medicare’s hospital penalties consider them?
Many asylum cases tied to trauma could be strengthened by medical and psychological evaluations, lawyers say. But not enough doctors provide or are trained to do them.
Frequently stationed behind the scenes, radiologists could benefit from more exposure, a U-M survey shows.
With more veterans than ever getting health care outside the VA system, there are new efforts to train medical students, residents and medical school faculty about vets’ special needs.
Schooling children in the basics of medical insurance and preventive care could benefit their long-term health, U-M researchers say.