By Arlene Bierman MD & Gopal Khanna – The primary aim of the health system is to care for people, their families, and communities using the best available evidence to attain the best achievable health outcomes. AHRQ has been at the forefront of these efforts over our now 20-year history.
By Gopal Khanna – In previous blog posts, I’ve reflected on the significant challenges that health system leaders and decision makers face on a day-to-day basis. The continuing trend in mergers and acquisitions, new technologies, and shifting demographics, along with…
By Kayla Matthews – Long-term care health facilities, like most other entities that deal with interactions between people, have to determine the best ways to navigate the common legalities to the industry.
The urgent care industry continues to experience year-over-year growth as more patients seek on-demand care for non-emergency conditions, according to the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent Care Association (UCA)
By Scott Gottlieb, MD, Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, & Michelle Tarver, MD, PhD – Collaboration. It’s a word we use a lot at the FDA — and for good reason. Collaboration is an essential element of many approaches we apply to achieve our public health mission.
By Tom Martin – Post-acute providers have had a host of regulatory and payment changes to contend with this year, and they should prepare for more of the same in 2019. CMS’ current initiatives demonstrate a strong commitment to transforming care delivery and reimbursement in post-acute settings.
By Gopal Khanna – As my colleagues and I come to work each day, we are keenly aware that all of our efforts are ultimately aimed at serving the needs of a single customer: the patient.
By Heather Grover – The figures painting the picture of the nation’s patient medical debt crisis are astounding. Consumers are struggling to pay for care and that makes the media headlines, understandably so.
By Dustyn Williams MD – Healthcare’s quality movement has come a long way since the Institute of Medicine released its ground-breaking report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, which launched the industry into a period of soul searching.
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