Hospitals

Do Higher Hospital Prices Reflect Greater Investments in Quality?

Benedic Ippolito shares new research that examines whether hospitals with higher prices also offer higher quality care.

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America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and the changes needed to fix chronic supply chain issues.

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‘America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem’ Transcript

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and what changes are needed to fix chronic problems with the U.S. medical supply chain.

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Hospitals Scooping Up Physician Practices Drives Health Care Prices Up

Aditi Sen shares new research that examines whether hospital consolidation increases health care prices.

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Digging Into the Growth in 340B Contract Pharmacies

Paula Chatterjee shares new research on the whether a popular discount drug program is reaching the patients it was designed to support.

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Why No Difference Can Still Make a Difference

Ishani Ganguli shares new research about a care intervention that didn’t work and why it still matters.

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How One Doctor Is Prepping for a World Without Roe

We talk with a Michigan OB-GYN determined to make sure her hospital is ready if abortion becomes illegal in her state.

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Using the EHR to Fight Burnout in Female Docs

Michael Barnett shares research on why female physicians spend more time working in the electronic health record than their male counterparts.

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Are Vets Less Likely to Die at VA Hospitals?

Amal Trivedi shares research looking at what happens to veterans who get emergency care at VA vs. non-VA hospitals.

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Health Care’s Climate Change Contradiction

We explore health care’s role in the climate crisis and what policies are needed to shrink its carbon footprint.

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