Direct expenses tied to physician burnout cost the U.S. more than $4 billion annually, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Physician burnout is a public health issue that "urgently demands action" from the rest of the healthcare industry, according to a report from Harvard University and Massachusetts trade groups.
The uninsured rate among children increased between 2016 and 2017, representing 276,000 more uninsured children across the U.S. and the first observed increase in uninsured children since 2008, according to a recent report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families.
A UW-Madison School of Nursing professor is using fitness trackers to monitor nurse movement in hospitals and reveal what causes nurse fatigue during hospital shifts.
When healthcare providers and payers forge strong collaborations, it quickens the amount of time it takes to turn medical research into usable procedures, according to a report from the Alliance of Community Health Plans.
Insurers see outdated technology and a lack of automation as key challenges holding back their organization's operational efficiency and driving up costs, according to new survey results from HealthEdge.
Fitbit unveiled a connected wearables health platform on its new Fitbit Plus app Sept. 19, which integrates health coaching, activity tracking and virtual care services to help users manage chronic conditions.
Consumers continue to embrace digital health tools, with 90% of respondents in a new Rock Health survey using at least one last year, up from 80% in 2016.
Patients who stay in private rooms as opposed to double occupancy rooms have a reduced risk of central line infections, a hospital-acquired infection that causes thousands of deaths each year, a study published in PLOS ONE found.