Medicine involves decisions. But for Medicare patients with conditions for which surgery is an op...

November 29th, 2012
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Assisted living facilities allow residents to "age in place" by adjusting their level of care and...

November 13th, 2012
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For the last century, the major causes of disease and death among Americans have changed, shiftin...

November 2nd, 2012
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Many physicians are becoming employees of hospitals, medical groups or affiliate organizations. F...

November 1st, 2012
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Acute care hospitals have been establishing palliative programs at a rapid pace; the United States n...

November 1st, 2012
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This report is part of a new effort to provide medical students with information about the patter...

October 30th, 2012
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Readmission rates to U.S. hospitals are high, often because of poor care transitions. Serious adv...

October 1st, 2012
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