Since its launch in 2015, researchers and providers have used Apple's ResearchKit to collect and analyze users' health data, but now, they are looking to create applications more clinical in nature, Kate Sheridan writes for STAT News.
If global greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high level, people would get less sleep—and the elderly and those with low incomes would be hit the hardest, according to a new study in Science Advances.
To cut back on the rate of infections, UCLA Health established handshake-free zones at two hospitals—and initial research suggests providers and families support the initiative, Anna Gorman writes for NPR's "Shots."
When Kaiser Permanente realized that patients' perception of care quality included time management, the health system made saving patients' time "part of [its] standard quality measures"—and accelerated certain patients' hospital-to-home transitions without sacrificing outcomes.
CMS on Tuesday launched an outreach campaign to help Medicare providers prepare for new beneficiary identification cards, which will replace Social Security numbers with new Medicare-specific identifiers.