Reports & Survey

U.S. study: social isolation increases mortality in heart failure patients

Among heart failure patients, feelings of social isolation are associated with increased risk of hospitalisation or death, according to new research published online in Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers say screening heart failure patients for social isolation could help identify those at risk of poor outcomes.In the U.S., more than six million adults

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The Transition From Survey-Ready To Patient-Ready

True healthcare transformation is happening, and Im lucky enough to get to see it happening on a daily basis.Recently, I had the privilege of spending time at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, one of 10 hospitals in the Methodist Health System. They have transformed clinically, financially and operationally through continual compliance, and are generating impressive results

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