Health systems are revamping their emergency department waiting rooms to avoid crowding and speed up treatment.
While CMS wants to align its value-based payment programs, ACOs worry it’s too much change as they already face stress and uncertainty stemming from COVID-19.
After years of backlash from providers, CMS announced in its 2021 hospital outpatient prospective payment proposed rule a significant overhaul of its hospital star ratings including the removal of the controversial latent variable model.
Dr. Leon McDougle, chief diversity officer at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, was appointed president of the National Medical Association, which represents African American physicians in the U.S.
As the medical community races to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to market, sex and gender researchers urge that the analysis consider differing effects on men and women.