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Even hospitals with high patient survival rates still struggle with readmissions

Cardiology patients have better survival rates at hospitals atop the U.S. News and World Report rankings, but the risk of readmission is more or less the same — and with 30-day readmissions tied to reimbursement, that could pose an issue for providers at all points on the spectrum. The top 50 hospitals showed consistently low… Read More »

Blockchain application still in nascent stages for healthcare, report finds

Dive Brief: Blockchain holds huge potential in healthcare from increasing work efficiencies to secure data sharing, interoperability and improved patient outcomes, but few use cases have been proven and challenges remain, according to a new CB Insights report. The paper looks at stakeholder interest, scalability issues and necessary safeguards to see where blockchain will likely… Read More »