Tag Archives: Care

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

How Helping Patients Get Good Care At Home Helps Rural Hospitals Survive

Rural hospitals close when they don’t have enough paying patients to care for, but they’re also dinged when the same patients show up over and over again. That puts outlying medical facilities in the precarious position of needing to avoid repeat customers. Charlotte Potts is the type of patient some hospitals try to avoid. She… Read More »

Beaumont moves home health, hospice care to for-profit Ohio firm

Dive Brief: Royal Oak, Michigan-based Beaumont Health has announced a joint venture with Alternative Solutions Health Network to expand access to home health and hospice services in Michigan. Under the arrangement, Beaumont will shift operations of its seven-county home health and hospice agency to Kettering, Ohio-based ASHN. Partnering with ASHN will allow Beaumont to quickly meet… Read More »