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What to Do During a Mental Health Crisis | Hospitals

All American youngsters know the rules: Don't take candy from strangers, play nice in the sandbox and call 911 during an emergency. But what if the emergency is related to mental health?...

2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and Medical Specialties Rankings | Best Hospitals

Somewhere in America, at a pace of about once per second, a patient checks into a hospital. With more than 33 million hospitalizations a year and so many patients on whom to sharpen...

When Insurance Denies Your Hospital Upgrade | Hospitals

You need heart surgery, and a university hospital in your state has a renowned cardiology center – but that hospital is out of network. Or you're hospitalized for a chronic lung condition and...

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Baby? | Healthcare of Tomorrow

By Michelle AndrewsKaiser Health News Hospital costs for women who had no maternal or obstetric risk factors to complicate childbirth ranged from less than $2,000...

New Paper Explores How Precision Medicine Can Flourish | Healthcare of Tomorrow

Scientists have envisioned a time in medicine when patients no longer have to undergo trial and error to determine which drugs will help treat or cure them when they are sick – and...

Health Care Industry Rethinks Leadership, Delivery of Care | Healthcare of Tomorrow

Each year, trendspotters try to identify shifts in the hiring of new leaders at the nation's hospitals: veteran hospital CEOs? Doctors with management skills? Successful insiders? Outsiders from other industries? All of the...

Half of Nation’s Hospitals Fail Again to Escape Medicare’s Readmission Penalties | Healthcare of...

Once again, the majority of the nation's hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for having patients frequently return within a month of discharge – this time losing a combined $420 million, government records...