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.
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.
As hospitals work hard to assess their patient safety culture, a new study suggests this measure may be less associated with improving safety and hospital-acquired infection rates than believed or that the measure itself needs to be improved.
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections drop in general hospital populations after teams get training, checklists and data, a new study finds.
A U-M physician reminds health care professionals of the importance of hand hygiene.
The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality introduced tools to help hospitals change their approach to handling patient harm, malpractice suits and more.