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September 30, 2013
Demand for Primary Care Docs Remains Strong
Can Hospitals Pay Patients' Health Insurance Premiums?
Amid healthcare reform, free clinics see no end to need
US settles race complaint against Flint (MI) hospital
WakeMed (NC) CEO leaves amid challenging healthcare landscape
September 27, 2013
Managing Patients' Pain Improves Satisfaction, Revenue
Community Health Systems' $3.9B deal being reviewed by HMA board
Medical supply chain company Premier rises in market debut
Nurses prone to injuries with heavier patients
Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays
State insurance exchanges: Hospital IT's next challenge
Shame campaign gets hospital staffers vaccinated
September 26, 2013
Win-Win Payments for Providers and Payers
Regina Benjamin Continues Crusade for Wellness
Lowering healthcare costs is hard because every patient is unique
Shortage of primary care doctors in D.C., new report finds
Patient portals bloom under Meaningful Use
How mobile tech can transform healthcare
Easing doctor burnout with mindfulness
September 25, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Council Connection–ED Performance and Viability
Delivering Safety Over Convenience
Insurers Enter HIXs Despite Gaping Uncertainty
Hospital-based infections could be moving to doctor's offices
Obamacare keeps patients at home slowing hospital use
Tampa General announces new partnership with Florida Hospital; extends agreement with USF Health
Brooklyn grapples with struggling hospitals and demand for healthcare
Holy Cross Hospitals inform former patients of data breach
Insurance type tied to dying dementia patients' care
September 24, 2013
Heart Attack Patient Costs Skyrocket Beyond 30 Days
South Carolina Blues Embrace Telemedicine
Federal judge throws out lawsuit over hospital observation care
Doctors brace for health law's surge of ailing patients
Medicare penalizes hospitals in effort to reduce the number of patients readmitted
Device prices plunge as hospitals pay less to fix hearts
After the floods, CO hospital braces for winter
Obese cancer patients often shorted on chemo doses
Is this a hospital or a hotel?
September 23, 2013
UDI Rule for Medical Devices Finally Issued
Ambulatory Revenues Grow as Inpatient Volumes Shrink
Big growth in El Paso healthcare
Lower health insurance premiums to come at cost of fewer choices
Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
Natchez hospital launches sale process
September 20, 2013
How to Get the Most Out of Team-Based Care
House Subcommittee Considers Obamacare's Impact on Competition
Hospitals brace as Republicans fight over Medicaid
Group plans to form largest US hospital alliance
Opinion: Taming the healthcare monster
MD hospitals post 71% profit decline, operating at record low margins
Opinion: EHRs are not a 'digital menace'
How many die from medical mistakes in US hospitals?
Gentiva buys private home health business to cut Medicare dependence
September 19, 2013
Philanthropy Yields $9B for NFP Hospitals in 2012
Healthcare Reform Puts Pressure on HR Execs
Cleveland Clinic announces job cuts to prepare for Obamacare
Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance
Dallas County plans to sell $42 million in government bonds to help pay for new hospital
A dozen hospitals are laying off staff and blaming Obamacare. Don't believe them.
'People's hearing' puts healthcare execs in the hot seat over costs
September 18, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment
53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed
KS hospital settles allegations of false claims
Another round of Vanderbilt job cuts under way
Doc financial interest may influence MRI referrals
OT, minimum wage extended to healthcare workers
NY hospital staffs must get flu shot or wear mask
Group meetings turn doctor visits inside out
September 17, 2013
Hospital Groups Reaffirm Support for PPACA, HIX
Hospital Pay to Reflect Care Efficiency Soon
A look into a healthcare hub in action
Study: Many breast cancer patients opt for unnecessary preventative mastectomies
CDC: Deadliest drug resistance comes from hospitals, not farms
When nurses bond with their patients
Two local hospitals battle over operating room upgrade
September 16, 2013
Wellness Culture Linked to Stock Value
A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care
Cigna Acquisition Highlights Role of Chronic Care Management
CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force
OH law prompts hospital to rescind health grant
Columbus (GA) Regional changing its 'identity' amid new philosophy
Hilton Head (SC) Hospital implicated in alleged Medicaid kickback scheme
Interfaith Medical Center (NY) to remain open for 16 more days
September 13, 2013
How the Dynamics of Physician Alignment Are Changing
Scammers Lurk Amid HIX Confusion
Vanderbilt Medical Center hit with Medicare fraud suit
IU Health plans cutting 800 jobs at hospitals
Supervisors fire CEO of Kern Medical Center
Barnabas Health lays off employees, cites healthcare reform
Why painting tumors could make brain surgeons better
September 12, 2013
Racial Disparity Seen in Trauma Center Mortality Rates
Data Hub Readiness Questioned by Lawmakers
Hancock Medical Center will be managed by Ochsner Health System for 90 days
LSU hospital privatization deals short $39M, state fiscal analysts say
Myriad languages, cultures challenge health reform
Opinion: Parkland nurse hiring spree helps hospital pass test
Hospitals in early stage of analytics usage
DeVry lures medical school rejects as taxpayers fund debt
Why the University of Washington wants its surgeons to play videogames
September 11, 2013
Vendors Vow HIX Will Be Ready on Time
IOM: Cancer Care System in Crisis
Paying doctors for better care improves quality
In new health law, a bridge to Medicare
Opinion: How mature is your hospital business intelligence system?
EHR tied to fewer hospitalizations
iPad-toting doctors fuel publisher profits as paper fades
$1 million mistake: Becoming a doctor
Rural hospitals wary of proposed Medicare cuts
Fitbit gadget could improve hospital care
The next step for end-of-life care
September 10, 2013
How Value Gives Healthcare Providers an Edge
1 in 5 ICU Patients Get 'Futile' Care
CA lawmakers pass prescription drug reform bills
Hospital investors wary of slow rampup for Obamacare
Community Health Systems struggles to grow amid drop in patients
Nurse practitioners try new tack to expand foothold in primary care
Inquiry finds inadequate staffing at MS Veterans Hospital
Patient's bill soars as health law program falters
Blood pressure cuff may misdiagnose thousands
No safety benefit found in use of robot for hysterectomy
September 9, 2013
Acing Acute Care for Elders
Funding Cuts Spur Healthcare Job Shifts
PA Hospital continues to operate in black after big losses
Big data improves healthcare
This doctor will save you money
September 6, 2013
Why Payers Like Defined Contribution Programs
Few Options for Working Poor in States that Block Medicaid Expansion
Navigators say GOP lawmakers' information requests are 'shocking'
Court: Malpractice law covers doctors' businesses
A fast way to cut healthcare costs
Insurers pay hospitals twice rate of rivals in some areas
Faster care is not lowering heart attack death rates
Surgery photo leads to privacy lawsuit against Torrance Memorial
Fauquier Health, LifePoint sign partnership agreement
September 5, 2013
RAC Oversight Lacking, OIG Charges
Cancer Care for Dying Patients On The Rise
13 hospitial patients possibly exposed to rare, fatal brain disease in NH
LSU hospital privatization OK'd by civil service panel
Catholic Health Partners venture aims to cut health costs in OH
Can Cleveland Clinic save its hometown?
Why hospitals still build their own health IT
TX widow waits for hospital to return husband's heart
September 4, 2013
Injuries Linked to Da Vinci Surgeries Underreported, Researchers Say
Patient Experience: Old School Approach May Be Best
Patients may have been exposed to measles at two MA hospitals
SSM Health Care OKs Dean Health Systems purchase
CA bill to boost use of nurse practitioners goes nowhere
ME sells bonds to pay off $183M in hospital debt
For hospital patients, observation status can prove costly
Orlando Health employees circulate petition to protest pay cuts
SC hospitals gobble up doctor practices
A hazard of impatient medicine
Opinion: How a cabal keeps generics scarce
September 3, 2013
Using Data Analytics for Better Financial Outcomes
Medicare Reform Strategy Floated by House Committees
Healthcare-Associated Infection Costs Detailed
Pay gap for women doctors increases to $50,000 a year
Study: Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions
More questions surface about closed West Side hospital
Oral infections causing more hospitalizations
New concussion study brings robots to the locker room