Kelly April Tyrrell
Trump, not health care, likely focus of midterm elections
September 21, 2018
Will the 2018 U.S. midterm elections prove health care to be a significant issue at the polls?
CMS sepsis measure a challenge to report
June 11, 2018
The Sepsis CMS Core Measure program, or SEP-1, has not been embraced by everyone.
Closing the gender gap
April 13, 2018
It is in the best interest of all physicians, their employers, and their patients to ensure female physicians are satisfied and fulfilled in their professions.
A public health approach to gun violence
March 30, 2018
Addressing gun violence as a public health concern is not a distraction from other important public health issues.
Building a better U.S. health care system
February 15, 2018
International comparisons suggest that the U.S. health care system could learn some lessons from other high-income nations.
Is it time for health policy M&Ms?
January 30, 2018
It’s important for physicians to know the policies that are aligned with, and those that may undermine, what they’re doing to improve their patients’ health.
Hospitals will feel the squeeze of DSH payment changes
December 18, 2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has altered the formula previously used to determine disproportionate share payments, and there will be fallout for hospitals.
How hospitalists can focus on health equity
November 21, 2017
Experts say hospitals and hospitalists must focus on health disparities to address the multitude of chronic medical conditions they treat.
Pediatric hospitalists take on the challenge of antibiotic stewardship
October 19, 2017
While antibiotic stewardship is an issue relevant to nearly all hospitalists, for pediatric patients the considerations can be unique.
More studies show Medicaid expansion has benefited hospitals
September 12, 2017
Any contraction of the Medicaid expansion offered through the Affordable Care Act will reduce overall health insurance coverage and could have important financial implications for U.S. hospitals.