It's been a year since the big lift of converting the entire claim stream for the healthcare industry to the larger and more granular ICD-10 family of diagnostic and procedural codes.
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.1% in September to a seasonally adjusted 5,110,200 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
If you're feeling sick and you want to know what's wrong with you, there's an app for that. But the diagnosis won't be as accurate as the one you'd get from a doctor - not by a long shot.
Some big thinkers believe that the heart of the U.S. health care system is shifting away from hospitals and other institutional settings, into people's homes.
Destini Belton isn't a doctor or a nurse. She's a trained health coach, and as a trusted neighbor in Harlem, she goes where clinics and hospitals can't - into patients' homes to understand the mundane but vital details of their lives.
Enrollment in U.S. medical schools grew 1.9% in 2016 to 21,030 students, the Association of American Medical Colleges announced.
Denise Sleeper has sold her home, spent most of her retirement savings and quit her job to care for her husband since his Alzheimer's disease struck two years ago.
Retail clinics have become a popular choice for routine aliments and quick primary care treatment, but they may not be reducing visits to emergency departments, according to a new analysis.
Mary Sailor says she is the last living person in her immediate family.
Professionals and investors in the health care services industry are optimistic about the industry's future business performance-and they're particularly bullish about the growth of the home health and hospice sector in the coming year.
*Opinions expressed in any of the included stories or their publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Kindred Healthcare. This blog post is a compilation of news stories from other sources that have appeared during the past month.
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