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Rural hospitals continue to close due to staffing shortages, low reimbursement rates and declining patient numbers.
Changes will affect nursing home and hospital staffing, delivery of addiction treatment and COVID data reporting.
People who are injured or sick are asked, in a moment of stress, to prudently decide which medical setting is the best place to seek help.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
A tracking tool on hospital websites sent private data, such as appointments and prescriptions, to Facebook, claims a report.
The court sided with the hospitals, which challenged a $1.6 billion Trump-era cut to 340B Medicare reimbursements.
UPDATE: New Hampshire senators blocked efforts to end a registry of traveling medical technicians, citing safety and hepatitis concerns.
Antiviral therapy reduced the need for hospitalization and emergency treatment for liver-related and other conditions.
In the U.S., liver transplants due to alcoholic hepatitis tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other findings show a similar trend.
How much individuals earn in certain areas can affect whether they get access to a hospital bed for critical care for the coronavirus.
However, people with cirrhosis alone were as likely to die as those with both cirrhosis and COVID-19.
Alabama state pandemic guidance advises denying ventilators for use by people with metastatic cancer, AIDS and end-stage liver disease.
Immediate risk of transmission to the American public is still low, according to experts.
A group of experts has issued a call to arms, spotlighting missed opportunities for addiction treatment in hospital settings.
Six years after the arrest of medical technician David Kwiatkowski, the legal fight against Exeter Hospital is coming to a close.
Treating hepatitis C among those with cirrhosis reduces hospitalizations.
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