Health

Patient care can improve with technology in nursing homes

A significant part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act was the $25 billion invested in health information technology (IT) to improve quality, safety, efficiency in health care while also reducing health disparities. ...

Health

A step forward for measuring health care quality

The government, doctors' groups, insurers and patient advocates say they're coming together on a common set of measurements for what constitutes quality health care.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Closing the quality chasm in mental health and substance use care

A plan to ensure that evidence-based psychosocial interventions are routinely used in clinical practice and made a part of clinical training for mental health professionals was released today by the National Academy of Medicine ...

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