June 21st, 2019
What is quality in healthcare? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), quality is “the extent to which healthcare services provided to individuals and patient populations improve desired health outcomes. In order to achieve this, healthcare must be safe, effective, timely, efficient, equitable and people-centered.”
February 15th, 2019
Healthcare spending in the United States totaled $74.6 billion in 1970. By 2000, expenditures reached nearly $1.4 trillion. And by 2017, health spending swelled to $3.5 trillion. One root cause of these ballooning costs? A recent Journal of the American Medical Association study points the finger at imaging.