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August 30, 2013
7 in 10 Workers Await Benefits Info as Deadline Nears
US agency investigating medical supply contracts
St. Louis ConnectCare cuts more than half of its staff
Ohio hospital denies negligence in transplant case
August 29, 2013
Large Employers View HIX as Viable
Private equity's hospitals: A business model for the Obamacare era?
August 28, 2013
Better ED Throughput Means a Better Patient Experience
Doctors in Blue Cross alternative quality contract also changed how they treated Medicare patients
Sutter EHR crashed Monday
August 27, 2013
Texas Health Unveils Center for Population Health
Physicians' Diagnostic Overconfidence May be Harming Patients
Status of Medicare patients can result in huge bills
Opinion: Doctors should bill for life-or-death decisions
Data algorithm helps healthcare providers ID high-risk patients
3 NY hospitals prepared to pay $1.5M each to settle workers' lawsuits
August 26, 2013
How to charge $546 for six liters of saltwater
Florida Hospital, Health First to Create Health Plan
Bringing Consistency to the 9-Month Episode of Care
August 23, 2013
State laws hinder health navigator effort to enroll uninsured
Will US hospitals adopt a dehydration fix from the developing world?
Doctors seek partner to keep a Brooklyn hospital open
How hospitals can help patients quit smoking before surgery
Despite additional dollars, doctor shortage hard to fix
August 22, 2013
Oregon to Streamline Provider Credentialing
40 men sue hospital after accidental thaw destroyed sperm
August 21, 2013
Medical Errors at 10 CA Hospitals Draw Fines of $625K
Judge rejects Long Island College Hospital's ownership deal
Big blood pressure improvements seen with no copays, easier-to-use pills
Patients may need better info when leaving hospitals
August 20, 2013
HIX Navigator Grants Get $67M Boost
August 19, 2013
CMS Pays Primary Care Bonuses Amidst Bureaucracy
Survey of nurses finds 'moderate' verbal abuse
NH patients seek accountability in hepatitis case
CA patient-interpreter bill aims to overcome language barriers
August 16, 2013
Wonkbook: Doctors for higher healthcare costs
Here's how a Cincinnati ER cut its wait time by 70 percent
Training options abound within nursing field
A powerful tool in the doctor's toolkit
August 14, 2013
How Prehabilitation Can Improve Outcomes and Reduce Hospital Costs
FL hospitals reducing readmission rates
Parkland not slowing down changes after passing safety test
Maine Medical Center announces 225 position cuts, other reductions
NC hospital placed on jeopardy status after fire
FL pharmacists win $597 million blowing whistle on Medicare scheme
August 13, 2013
HMA Board Ousted by Glenview Capital
Medical Monitoring Goes Mobile
Bigger hospitals may lead to bigger bills for patients
NH hospital tech pleads guilty in hepatitis outbreak
Patients can pay a high price for ER convenience
Schools can administer insulin without licensed nurses, court says
It pays for hospitals to keep patients happy
August 12, 2013
5 Bills, 1 Month: AHA Urges Outreach to Legislators
Path to US practice is long slog to foreign doctors
Overall, NY hospital services improving
CA looks for a new generation of culturally sensitive healthcare workers
New voluntary recall from compounding pharmacy
August 9, 2013
Anthem Blue Cross Pilot Reduces Surgery Costs by 19%
Physicians' Medicare Pay Data May be Next to be Made Public
Cleveland Clinic to work with ProMedica to improve patient care
Simple solutions can help fill gaps in healthcare
August 8, 2013
'Objectionable Conditions' Persist at Drug Compounding Facilities
Feds say Parkland Health System in compliance
August 7, 2013
How IPPS Final Rule Affects Medical Coding
CMS Overpaid Hospitals $38.2M for Short-Stay Claims
ONC's Mostashari Announces Departure
NYC losing small hospitals as money woes mount
MA Nurses Association pushing ballot question on hospital staffing
KS approves more nursing investigators
Physician-owned hospitals expand in Dallas-Fort Worth
WakeMed among Triangle hospitals fined for excessive Medicare readmissions
'Miracle' pilot on mission against medical errors
August 6, 2013
'Perverse Incentives' Perpetuate Use of Disproven Medical Treatments
Hospital HIE Use Up 41%, ONC Says
Hospitals vary widely in ER waiting times
MA nurses union to file ballot question asking to limit number of patients
Extra attention to Medicare's sickest patients saves money in the long run
Informatics helps doctors unlock medical mysteries in mounds of data
August 5, 2013
Sluggish Hospital Job Growth Linked to Sequestration
6 Louisiana cities among nation's 10 most expensive for healthcare
In need of a new hip, but priced out of the US
In healthcare industry, who will keep workers safe?
New form adds some teeth to end-of-life care preferences
August 2, 2013
VRE Infection Control Needs Regional Strategy
US official challenges claim that Obamacare hurts workers
Tenet, Health Management accused of paying kickbacks
Remote patient monitoring: 9 promising technologies
August 1, 2013
North Shore-LIJ Health System to Launch a Health Plan
Community Health Systems Chief Talks HMA Merger
Proposed changes in inpatient status would reduce expensive stays, OIG finds
Whistleblower suit: Hospitals defrauded Medicaid
Opinion: Revealing a healthcare secret (the price)
Cardiologist ordered to pay $17M for healthcare fraud
Women's health program serving thousands fewer Texans since state takeover
Hospital to reduce pay for weekend employees