Almost 50% of adults can't identify the five most common heart attack symptoms, putting them at higher risk for adverse outcomes such as heart damage and heart failure, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
It's not uncommon for U.S. patients to wait in the ED for several hours for an inpatient bed to become available, but the practice, known as "boarding," can hinder patient care, Clayton Dalton and Daniel Tonellato, resident physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital, write in an opinion piece for NPR's "Shots."
CMS Administrator Seema Verma released the final details of MACRA participation and performance for 2018 in a blog post Monday. Advisory Board's Ye Hoffman and Julia Connell explain what the results mean—and why providers shouldn't be distracted by them.
The company operates primary care clinics in nine markets under a membership model designed to offer faster care, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.