News tagged with outpatient care

NYC losing small hospitals as money woes mount

For a growing number of New York City residents, the trip to have an appendix taken out or get treatment for a broken leg is increasingly being measured in miles, rather than blocks.

Aug 06, 2013
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ER docs are key to reducing health care costs

Emergency physicians are key decisionmakers for nearly half of all hospital admissions, highlighting a critical role they can play in reducing health care costs, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation.

May 20, 2013
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HHS details overhaul rules and required benefits

The Obama administration is strengthening the prescription drug coverage that will be available to the millions of people who will start getting insurance through the nation's health care overhaul.

Nov 20, 2012
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Lower drug costs 20 years after bariatric surgery

(Medical Xpress)—A new analysis of the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study shows that despite considerably greater and sustained weight loss than conventionally treated controls, patients treated with bariatric surgery continued ...

Sep 19, 2012
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