According to the National Academy of Sciences, about 3.6 million patients miss medical appointments each year because of transportation barriers.
In the midst of the national opioid crisis, many healthcare organizations are looking to technology to help combat opioid abuse and prevent overdoses.
A teenager from rural Australia arrived at the emergency department of RCH in Melbourne feeling generally unwell. The doctors performed an exam and initially found nothing wrong...
Concentrated insulin is five times stronger than standard insulin, but because the names and administration method are similar, miscommunications sometimes happen.
Some safety net hospitals hesitate to push their patients to sign up for MyChart because they think their patients won’t be able to access it. Maricopa found out that's not true.
Medical issues like pneumonia and acute heart failure require similar treatment for almost every patient, but many organizations see high variability in the cost of that treatment.
Your ZIP Code says a lot about you: it’s not just demographic information, but a social determinant of health.
According to the USDA, direct healthcare costs related to hunger are $155 billion annually, and food insecurity has a direct relationship with other health conditions.
Mosaic by Laura Harris