The human costs of amputation are sky high. A wave of innovation is working to keep patients intact.
For nurses and doctors, abuse from patients is just part of the job. But as attacks mount, hospitals are trying to defuse the tension.
Peter L. Slavin and Timothy G. Ferris discuss the need to end workplace violence in health care.
Treatment of pulmonary embolisms may benefit from a team approach. But that model faces obstacles inside and outside the hospital.
Reshma Jagsi suggests that sponsorships may play a big role in the gender imbalance at the top levels of academic medical centers.
In one metric—inpatient stays—hospitals are seeing a steady decline.
Often ridiculed, ICD-10 may relieve some diagnostic and billing headaches. But implementation will bring complications.
Billing for care now costs almost a third as much as providing it. It’s time to cut the paperwork.
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