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July 31, 2014
Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
House approves bill overhauling VA healthcare
Johnson & Johnson urging doctors to steer clear of hysterectomy device
Novant Health to roll out EMR system at Triad hospitals this weekend
Hospitals look to ease anxiety over scanning machines
July 30, 2014
Premium Subsidy Fight Creating Uncertainty for Hospitals, Health Plans
IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes
A health trade-off that's here to stay: Lower cost, limited choice
Oregon looks at regulating insurer doctor networks
Kaiser, Hopkins collaborate on patient care
Jobs at risk as Mission Health eyes deep budget cuts
Why are dope-addicted, disgraced doctors running our drug trials?
July 29, 2014
Deal allots $17 billion for overhaul of VA healthcare system
Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts
Physicians to Appeal 'Docs v. Glocks' Ruling in FL
Medicare's hospital trust fund appears flush until 2030
Health Policy Commission says discharge trends driving MA healthcare spending
Medical identity theft can threaten health
Improving the 'handoff' in children's hospitals cuts down on errors
Can doctors teach the body to cure cancer?
Some FL doctors are refusing to accept Obamacare
July 28, 2014
CA Fines 8 Hospitals for Medical Errors
As Medicare Advantage Cuts Loom, Disagreement Over Program's Stability
Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say
AK hospitals in spat over patient agreements
Other hospitals help Hopkins pay $190 million settlement
Sanford Health settles lawsuit alleging kickbacks to doctors
New pay model leads some physicians to leave Mercy
NY state healthcare experiment emphasizes prevention
Hospital or hotel? New hospitals take cues from hospitality industry
July 25, 2014
PA doctor shoots patient who killed caseworker
Invoking anti-fraud law, LA doctor gets rich
At Cleveland hospitals: Entry-level positions open, but more doctors and RNs needed
July 24, 2014
U of Virginia doctors developing medical internet
Why do other rich nations spend so much less on healthcare?
July 23, 2014
Cardiologists sever ties with Mercy, head back to private practice
July 22, 2014
Contradictory Obamacare Rulings Issued by Appellate Courts
Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle pelvic exam claims
Burnout in the hospital: Why doctors are set up for stress
July 21, 2014
How a team of hospital doctors boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of safety
Doctors, nurses relying more on tablets in hospitals
Opinion: Busy doctors, wasteful spending
July 18, 2014
Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death, Senators Told
Independent ID doctors defy hospital trend
July 17, 2014
CareFirst Announces PCMH Program Results
Chronic Disease Care Costs Get Bipartisan Attention
Specialty care is a challenge in some ACA plans
Seton Medical Center workers seek to preserve jobs, services with sale of hospital
'Boot camp' teaches doctor, nurse teamwork
Flu shots lag among MA acute-care workers, regulators find
Registered nurses increasingly delay retirement, study finds
The case for concierge medicine
July 16, 2014
Doctor admits taking bribes to order lab tests for patients
An ER, not a hospital, is set to open at St. Vincent's site
July 15, 2014
Mayo Tops U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings
Docs, Specialists ID Proposed Payment Fee Concerns
The doctor will click on you now, but can she feel your pain in an e-Visit?
If color or shape of generic pills changes, patients may stop taking them
Doctor characteristics may influence prostate cancer treatment
Doctors find strategies to reduce medication errors among kids
Sunshine Act will reveal drug companies giving gifts to doctors
Opinion: When doctors commit suicide, it's often hushed up
July 14, 2014
Opinion: Getting sick of corporate medicine
July 11, 2014
ACGME Chief Sees 'Huge' Risk of Error in Proposed Assistant Physician Licensure
Hospitals Tops in Physician Benefits
Will health reform bring new role, respect to primary care physicians?
Opinion: VA manufactured its own doctor shortage
The physical exam as refuge
July 10, 2014
Physician Pay Increasingly Linked to Value-based Metrics
Race is on to profit from rise of urgent care
July 9, 2014
Surgeon Breaks Through Boys' Club, Scales Olympic Heights
July 8, 2014
2015 OPPS Proposed Rule Detailed
AL physicians form network to provide private care for state veterans
Boot camp for new doctors aims to prevent 'July effect'
July 7, 2014
Providence, Swedish Health Launch Employer-Driven ACO
Emergency Surgeries Drop with Insurance Expansion in MA
The healthcare waiting game
Doctors may soon be paid for not making you wait
Triangle (NC) hospitals go Epic with multimillion-dollar software
Investments being made in rural healthcare in ND
July 2, 2014
Hospitals Urged to Review Visitation Policies
Beaumont Health Clears Key Hurdles in Latest Merger Try
2 GA Healthcare Systems Ink Partnership Deal
CDC: Painkiller prescription rates vary widely among states
NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases
MA Governor Signs ICU nurse-staffing bill
OR program allows mediation for medical errors instead of suing
VA hospital claims turn-around on wait times
Governor intervenes in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute
Audit finds MA doctors' criminal cases go unreported
Jury: St. Luke's Hospital should not have sued families from unsuccessful killer nurse lawsuit
July 1, 2014
Infection Prevention Effort Targets Hospital Handshakes
Providers Blast CMS on Two-Midnight Rule
Can the Procter & Gamble CEO clean up the VA?
Doctors shortage worsening, demand growing
Many hospitals struggle to understand their own cost data
Big data helps insurer pinpoint at-risk patients
MGH to screen all patients for substance abuse
Opinion: What’s in a health economist's toolbox for controlling cost growth?
Doctors' group advises against regular pelvic exams