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April 30, 2014
CMS Releases 2015 IPPS Proposal
HFMA: Healthcare Pricing Transparency a Shared Responsibility
Can Google Glass Get Any HIPAA?
A deadly fungus and questions at a hospital
Emanuel: Although 'not a perfect law,' ACA is protecting patients
The healthcare system is so broken, it's time for doctors to strike
Rural GA hospitals struggle to stay open
Opinion: Technology made healthcare expensive. Can it now control costs?
CT hospitals battle medical malpractice costs
Compromise elusive on HCA trauma centers
Layoffs near at KMC; losses reach $3.4M monthly
Opinion: A doctor's declaration of independence
Syracuse hospital says it may be sued over patient slapping
April 29, 2014
We're importing saline from Norway
Wilderness is this Doc's Emergency Department, Classroom, Passion
Telemedicine's Expanding Options
Report: Health exchanges' drug coverage confusing
Doctors get millions from Medicare after losing their licenses
Once opposed to ACA, now a convert
Hospitals go clean, post doc reviews
ID board disapproves of telemedicine
Study: Costly breast cancer treatment more common at for-profit hospitals
Opinion: Primary care doctors need more pay, support
April 28, 2014
State Medical Malpractice Caps Under Fire
Payment Reforms Paying Off in Arkansas, For Now
'Tiering and steering' a contentious issue for local healthcare
In poorest states, political stigma is depressing participation in health law
Debate heating up over CA hospital charity care bill
How did America end up with this healthcare system?
Healthcare apps offer patients an active role
April 25, 2014
Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list
Private HIX Riches Eyed in Group Coverage
CDC: Vaccines save hundreds of thousands of lives
Rural hospitals face tough choices on computerized records
Physicians find security in the cloud
More than 30 ME doctors victimized in tax fraud case with national reach
Tapping into controversial back surgeries
Opinion: Are med school grads prepared to practice medicine?
Hacker group Anonymous targets Children's Hospital
The secret world of drug-addict doctors
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Clinical Services and Profit Margins
April 24, 2014
CMS Poised to Announce ICD-10 Implementation Date
CDC: Try Drug Stewardship to Curb Antibiotic Overuse
NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth Outpaced by Expense Growth Rate
Medicare's $5 billion ambulance tab signals area of abuse
In Seattle, insurers and hospitals complain about new rules
MIA in the war on cancer: Where are the low-cost treatments?
The case for seeing a nurse instead of a doctor
April 23, 2014
Managed Care Contract Negotiations Morph Under PPACA
Cyberattack Drill Exposes Healthcare's Vulnerabilities
Court strikes down OH hospital merger
Male MDs earn way more than females in Medicare
FDA proposes program for faster approval of medical device
Opinion: Stop the war on the emergency room
Health systems first to combine radiology, EHR
Measure would increase physician assistant ratio in FL
Hospitals can speed stroke treatment, but it's not easy
April 22, 2014
CMS to Speak with ICD-10 Backers Tuesday
Last-minute change in TN law lets hospitals drop patients
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—What's next for healthcare organizations?
Hospitals challenge observational case designation
AMA report: Doctors support nearly 572,000 jobs
House calls are making a comeback
15-minute visits take a toll on the doctor-patient relationship
Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman
Intensive care patient to face charges of selling drugs from hospital bed
Intuitive Surgical profit dives 77% on robot sales
April 21, 2014
CU system resets healthcare with $63M personalized medicine division
April 17, 2014
Reform Puts Vise Grips on Physicians
Medicare Opt-Out a Viable Physician Strategy
Medicare kept paying indicted, sanctioned doctors
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—Politics trump health data quality
Are docs 'choosing wisely'?
MGH doctors to pay $4.5m over death
Doctors' free samples have a hidden cost
Hospital visits fell when seniors got drug coverage
Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk
April 16, 2014
Hospital Groups Back NQF Report on Patient Sociodemographics
NPP Demand Rising Under Value-Based Care Models
Hospitals sue Medicare over 'two-nights' rule
FL lawmakers will re-evaluate funding model for safety net hospitals
Tufts, Lowell hospital uniting
Medical research rises from Boston Marathon tragedy
Summa Health eliminates weekend premium pay for nurses
Report: 5 died after infections tied to linens at Children's Hospital
Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom
April 15, 2014
Crisis Spurs Healthcare Payment Reform in Arkansas
How being a doctor became the most miserable profession
Doctors overlook lucrative procedures when naming unwise treatments
Healthcare reform unfinished, part 1: Hospitals take a hit
Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults
Why doctor ratings are misleading
Doctors learn to give up faxes
New fire safety regs for hospitals
If doctors don't like electronic medical records, should we care?
April 14, 2014
HIT Leaders Want Flexibility, Transparency from Next HHS Chief
ICD-10 Delay Alters Provider, Vendor Prep
NY City's hospital specialists are raking in millions of dollars
Opinion: How will Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial doctors respond to healthcare changes?
Opinion: Questions linger on LA hospital deals
Diabetics at center of healthcare battle
Community Medical Center will be fifth for-profit hospital in MT
Stanford Hospital doctors and staff reunite with former trauma patients
April 11, 2014
Doctors' billing system stays stuck in the '70s for now
ICD-10 delay makes healthcare leaders juggle
FL doctors could face drug database requirement for prescriptions
Opinion: Will patients 'like' the doctor who tells them they're dying?
Healthcare workers wash hands more when patients are watching
A doctor's 'people skills' affect patients' health
How the medical education system contributes to the doctor shortage
Opinion: A 'code death' for dying patients
April 10, 2014
CMS Makes Physician Claims Data Public
AMA Urges Caution with Medicare Doctor Data
Federal data reveals some docs getting millions from Medicare
The top 10 Medicare billers explain why they charged $121M in one year
Hopkins workers strike over wages
Many doubt benefit of annual physicals exceeds cost
Should academic physicians serve on drug-company boards?
Health sector's hot real estate market
Scientists trying to build functional human heart with 3-D printer
Nurses say pagers must go; hospitals drag feet
April 9, 2014
Sliver of Medicare doctors get big share of payouts
Release of Medicare Physician Payment Data Imminent
Economist: Disclosing doctors' Medicare pay might be 'pretty damning'
An insurer bets on primary care doctors to lower costs
Physicians sound off on EHRs
Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions
10 things EMRs won't say
Drugstores play doctor: Physicals, flu diagnosis, and more
CT hospitals follow aviation, nuclear power in targeting errors
Hospitals safer than homes for births
April 8, 2014
OpenNotes Expands Regional EHR Adoption
Business Roundup: Tenet Wins Latest Round in SC Hospital Fight
AMA won't stop Medicare doc data release
CA hospitals overcharged Medicare by $367 million, audit says
Doctor appointment availability varies by insurance type
When employees steal patient records
Sidestepping the biopsy with new tools to spot cancer
On-screen doctor visits are the new house call
Jury awards nearly $3 million in MO malpractice case
Syracuse surgeon slapped sedated patients, called them insulting names, feds say
April 7, 2014
ACOs Show Uneven Progress
Medicare Advantage Program Standards Tightening
Why walk-in healthcare is a fast-growing profit center for retail chains
Even small medical advances can mean big jumps in bills
Rural MS hospitals align with larger ones to survive
Carolinas HealthCare integrating behavioral health in primary care practice
Insult and injury: How doctors are losing the war against trolls
April 4, 2014
ICD-10 delay creates headaches
MA hospital files for bankruptcy liquidation; work to reopen ER continues
Doctor shortage found in western NY, upstate
The hospital-dependent patient
Widow awarded $1.1 million in wrongful death lawsuit against ME doctor
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Executive Compensation
April 3, 2014
State Battles over Medicaid Expansion Heating Up
US to let public see how Medicare pays doctors
75 former NARH employees hired by Berkshire Medical Center
Top Boston hospital begins to tackle readmissions problem
Health department raises alarm about RI hospital infection controls after measles incident
Suit alleging L.A. hospital froze woman alive can proceed, court says
April 2, 2014
Obama Quietly Signs SGR Patch Bill
Patient Volumes, Patterns Shifting
MSPB Adds Nuance to Readmission Rates
Burnt out primary care docs are voting with their feet
Wage war brews at Johns Hopkins Hospital
New law to give NY nurse practitioners more freedom from doctors
Opinion: Doctors are drowning in data
Thousands of jobs shed in Pittsburgh region's hospitals
Review finds mammography's benefits overplayed, harms dismissed
April 1, 2014
Senate Passes SGR Fix, Obama Likely to Sign
Payers Scramble to Set 2015 HIX Premium Rates
Healthcare among job sectors with highest obesity rates
VT hospital prepares for more patients after the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital
Boston hospitals take steps to set healthy examples for patients
A hospital door handle that sanitizes hands with a touch