Browsing: Health Care Administration

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A new study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research examines private equity's impact on nursing home care, attributing a higher mortality rate to private equity takeover. What are the im
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Physical therapy treatment delivered in the emergency department is a relatively novel practice; however, over the past decade it has started to become more common.
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When doctors collaborate with social workers, patients and health systems alike reap the benefits, according to analysis by the Health Policy Journal Club.
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Urgent care centers fill a need in the U.S. healthcare system, providing access to care. But as the Health Policy Journal Club explains, this step in the right direction must be supported by appropria
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A decade ago, telehealth seemed like a complicated, inefficient way to deliver care. With advancements in technology and the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has grown into a vital tool for emergency med
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The Health Policy Journal Club reviews a study that shows an abrupt increase in prescribing opioids to patients when they turn 18 - with a sharper rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. This raises many q
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The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) creates challenges on many levels - not the least of which is ensuring health equity. Do clinicians caring for socially disadvantaged patients receive a
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Collaboration between hospice staff and EMS can reduce patient transport to the emergency department, according to a study termed Mobile Integrated Hospice Healthcare.
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Emergency department volumes dropped precipitously during the COVID-19 pandemic. This isn't a good thing, as studies are now showing the alarming effects when patients delay or forego healthcare. As v