The findings of a new Medicare study conflict with popular ideas about which patients cost the most health care dollars in the last year of life — and where potential cost savings lie.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
At the end of life, traditional Medicare patients are sicker and frailer than Medicare Advantage patients, a new study shows — a difference that matters for health care planning and policy.
The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality introduced tools to help hospitals change their approach to handling patient harm, malpractice suits and more.
Doctors of Tomorrow pairs first-year medical students with ninth-grade mentees to foster diversity in medical fields.
In medicine, one size does not fit all for treatment — so why should one size fit all for cost-sharing? Value-based insurance design (V-BID) offers an alternative, and it’s catching on.
A study on Medicaid expansion shows a whopping 50 percent drop in uninsured hospital stays in expansion states. But hospitals in non-expansion states are finding little relief.