Americans talk about our healthcare “system.” But it’s not really a system at all. It’s a hodgepodge. Here’s how we, in healthcare, can find efficiencies that have worked in other industries.
When it became possible to digitize medical records, it made life better for patients. The Electronic Medical Record has had far-reaching effects on medicine – driving up access, safety, transparency and quality.
It has been more than three years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Find out a few ways patient care has changed so far.
America, get ready. You’re about to wake up to a whole new world of healthcare. We are moving from a healthcare system of the 1950’s into a model better suited for a population of the 21st century.
Technology has touched every facet of medicine. It’s helped us diagnose, prevent, monitor and treat patients. And we’re only becoming more technologically dependent.
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) offer a new model to keep costs low and improve the quality of care for patients.
In the global community, sharing medical knowledge can only lead to better care worldwide. Cleveland Clinic’s agreement with a Beijing hospital to train its doctors in brain health promises new opportunities.
Think of a Patient-Centered Medical Home like a football team, where every member has a position to play. They win by working to keep you healthy.
Our nation faces two grave challenges: the federal deficit and the rising cost of healthcare. Cleveland Clinic President and CEO, Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, says both can be addressed by improving our collective health.
You have probably heard a lot of heated debate about the future of healthcare. But what do coming changes really mean for you, the patient?