Congestive Heart Failure
Economic incentives - both good and bad - are a proven way to modify behavior. But what happens when an economic penalty is based on a dubious premise? Many hospitals may soon be forced to answer that question. And many skilled care operators may have to live with some very unwelcome fallout.
Individuals suffering from both heart failure and depression could see improvement with the introduction of an exercise program, a new study reveals.
More focused treatment of common illnesses among dually eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries could cut costs and lower hospital readmissions, researchers found.
Texas has received a windfall of federal funding to test care coordination programs between acute and long-term care providers.
An overnight breathing treatment called adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy was shown to be helpful in individuals with chronic heart failure, new research suggests.
The Department of Health and Human Services has announced its newest round of grant recipients under its Health Care Innovation Awards.
A pilot program using remote medical monitoring for recently hospitalized congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients resulted in a lower readmission rate, Crain's Detroit Business reported.
A new study links the popular diabetes drug Avandia with an increased risk of heart attack and death, which could have a considerable effect on public health, according to researchers.