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No other state has mandated that hospitals question patients about their citizenship.
Regulators have expressed concern about consolidation of hospitals and physician groups into larger organizations that can drive up prices.
Changes will affect nursing home and hospital staffing, delivery of addiction treatment and COVID data reporting.
Many adults experience problems like coughing, chest pain, and fatigue six months after their stay.
People who are injured or sick are asked, in a moment of stress, to prudently decide which medical setting is the best place to seek help.
The number of pediatric inpatient units in hospitals fell 19% from 2008 to 2018.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
A pilot program allowed people with cancer, AIDS and other illnesses to receive hospice care without ending treatments for their conditions.
A tracking tool on hospital websites sent private data, such as appointments and prescriptions, to Facebook, claims a report.
The court sided with the hospitals, which challenged a $1.6 billion Trump-era cut to 340B Medicare reimbursements.
Hospitals with high rates of COVID patients who didn’t have the diagnosis when they were admitted have rarely been held accountable.
In the U.S., liver transplants due to alcoholic hepatitis tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other findings show a similar trend.
Pediatric hospitals are creating clinics to provide a one-stop shop for care and to catch any anomalies that could otherwise go unnoticed.
It can take a few weeks before declines in hospitalizations and deaths follow a drop in new COVID-19 cases.
The need for high concentrations of oxygen has stressed the infrastructure for delivering the gas to hospitals and their patients.
At least 2,900 health workers have died since the pandemic began. Many were minorities with the highest levels of patient contact.
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