Despite their use by federal programs to assess quality of care, there is no consensus on the accuracy of patient safety indicators as a marker of quality. A midsize community hospital used PSI-90 scores to develop targeted interventions that resulte...
Public health crises impact the overall health of our communities, and as physician leaders, we have a responsibility to contribute to their resolution; however, that is not our sole responsibility.
Physicians have a fiduciary duty to educate patients regarding all options available for end-of-life medical care.
This third installment of the four-part series examines the benefits of linking quality and cost by creating an integrated performance measurement scorecard and evaluating potential sources of financial data.
Legal and policy restrictions on reproductive health care will not only have swift impact on people who can get pregnant and their families, but it will also undermine critical areas of research, innovation, and progress toward more equitable health ...
Doctors and researchers in kidney care have been active recently in reevaluating their use of race-based medical guidance.
This article discusses the lasting effects of a natural disaster on those who are immediately affected, as well as the far-reaching effects on the mental health of those who are far from the devastation.
This article presents an interview with Marcelo Malakooti, MD, FAAP, CPE. He describes the implementation and success of family-centered rounding.
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