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September 30, 2014
Top Provider Billing Mistakes Are Changing
Hospitals Seeking Physician Alignment
What we've learned from four years of diving into dollars for docs
Federal doctor ratings face accuracy, value questions
New hearing date set on Partners HealthCare deal
Feds give $14.9 million to MT for healthcare workforce development
The rise of the MD/MBA degree
September 29, 2014
New CEO in 2016 for Henry Ford Health System
Hospital president, wife killed in house fire
Governors Push to Expand Role of PAs, Telemedicine
Why Open Payments Irks Physicians
For many new Medicaid enrollees, care is hard to find, report says
Obamacare's good news week
What's behind the slowdown in healthcare costs
Accountability slow to reach rural hospitals
SC finalizes 'transformation plan' to help rural hospitals
Judge to decide fate of Miss-Lou healthcare
HIMSS analytics sees progress in hospitals' advanced EHR adoption
Siouxland healthcare providers make adjustments to fix doctor shortage
Local PA hospitals dread Oct. 1 as flu shots remain on delay
It's time to get mad about the outrageous cost of healthcare
September 26, 2014
Telemetry Overuse Cost Health System $4.8 Million in One Year
3 More Pioneer ACOs Say They Will Quit
HHS awarding $200M to fight chronic diseases
Amended Partners deal would impose stricter price caps
Union sues over Boston hospital's vaccine mandate
More New Orleans-area doctors indicted by feds in $50 million Medicare fraud case
Summit Medical Center ICU (AR) consolidated into Sparks Regional Medical Center
September 25, 2014
IV Fluids Shortage Continues
Administration says hospitals will save $5.7B from unpaid bills due to health law
US hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste
Feds target physician-owned companies for unnecessary surgeries
Thanks to Obamacare, virtual-reality doctors are booming
September 24, 2014
Opinion: Health insurers turning into who knows what?
When doctors ignore their own advice
September 23, 2014
CMS Forecasts 4% Medicare Advantage Premium Hike in 2015
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Examine Patient Engagement
Hospitals cut costs by getting doctors to stick to guidelines
Drug, device CEOs voice concerns about Open Payments database
Highmark's physician incentives gain traction
ID hospital expands remote translation service
September 22, 2014
Hospital Pharmacies Prep for Drug Takebacks
3 NC Health Systems Form Shared Services Organization
More companies embrace exchanges to curb healthcare costs
With eye to the future, small CT hospitals look to network
Taking IN hospitals to task
HI public hospitals cut while hurting for cash
September 19, 2014
NCQA Releases Annual Health Plan Rankings
Technology Lights Up Health Innovation Forum
Few Winners Among MSSP Participants
How much money do we waste on useless healthcare?
US health system among least efficient before Obamacare
Doctors should reveal biases and pharma ties, says group
Opinion: EHR success—4 change management process tips
Your surgeon seems qualified, but can he type?
When a hospital closes
Why I'm becoming a primary care doctor
September 18, 2014
Data Points to Boom in Private HIX
Anthem Blue Cross, 7 CA Health Systems Create New Challenger, Business Model
FTC wary of mergers by hospitals
Clark Memorial (KY) may merge into Norton system
Hershey Med-PinnacleHealth merger pushes forward
Study: Tri-State hospitals struggled during Sandy
Pay issues weigh on anesthesiologists
September 17, 2014
Interstate Medical Licensure Effort Advances
Insurers see cost hikes in Partners HealthCare (MA) mergers
Jameson Health System (PA) hopes to merge with UPMC by early 2015
UnitedHealthcare drops AL doctors from its Medicare Advantage plans
Phoenix Children's Hospital adds insurance counselors
September 16, 2014
'Early Offer' Malpractice Programs May Spur Reform
Narrow Networks Cut Costs, Not Quality, Economists Say
$1.43 of every $100 in America goes toward hospital administration
Limiting choice to control health spending: A caution
Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach
September 15, 2014
CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health
Advocate, NorthShore Deal Would Create 16-Hospital System
Power of price: In South FL and the nation, healthcare costs often are shrouded in secrecy
Hospital mergers may lead to higher prices
How doctor-owned outpatient medical centers differ from hospitals
Coverage gap leaves rural TN hospitals on life support
More US hospitals adopting 'baby-friendly' policies
September 12, 2014
CEO Exchange: Pressure is On to Partner, Drive Quality
Slideshow: Physician Alignment—New Leadership Models for Integration
Mentoring program works to attract more young, black nurses
How transparent should doctors be with their patients?
Why your doctor feels like a 'beaten dog'
September 11, 2014
CMS Pitches Medicare Appeals Deal to Hospitals
ONC releases final EHR guidelines
Big-name hospitals, retailers, clinics collaborate for cost control
Doctor acquires portion of Crittenden Regional Hospital
Monroe (LA) hospital plans to cut 300 jobs
How hospitals are becoming safer for children
September 10, 2014
Infection Control Practices Inconsistently Measured in the ED
Mobile Health Screenings Come Under Scrutiny
House passes bill to undo rural hospital supervision requirement
Justice Department sues surgeon over spinal operations
Hospital consolidation: Is it raising costs?
Arbitrator: County can't kill UMC longevity pay
Ochsner buying River Parishes Hospital, will end inpatient services; 60% of staff lose jobs
Methodist Health System joins Mayo Clinic network
Who owns EHR data?
September 9, 2014
Aetna Blazes ACO Trail in Arizona, Texas
Providers Skeptical of Medicare Appeals Deal
HHS spends $60M to help consumers navigate Obamacare
Limited doctor choice plans don't mean worse care
Harvard School of Public Health gets $350m donation
Doctors say electronic records waste time
Only 6 percent of doctors are happy with their jobs
September 8, 2014
Behind the CVS Health Rebranding Strategy
Medicaid Expansion Creates Stark Contrasts Among Hospitals
Exclusive tour: $800M UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital
Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal
Hospital patients benefit from new rooms, Princeton HealthCare System CEO says
Healthcare 'storm' hits Mary Washington Healthcare
GA hospitals had $40 billion impact in 2012
Hospital chain may outsource doctors
September 5, 2014
Roundtable: IT Systems and Effective Treasury Management
Central Georgia Health System Rebrands as Navicent Health
Ex-workers: Records falsified at Minneapolis VA
ME rolls back health coverage even as many states expand it
Chicago hospital trains Navy doctors for battle
September 4, 2014
U.S. Healthcare Spending Growth to Resume
Excellence in Heart Attack Receiving Centers
CVS ends tobacco sales, changes name to emphasize health
Soft launch planned for Obamacare's business exchange
Partners merger would raise health costs, panel says
Nurse staffing ratio law may prompt debate between stakeholders
Beaumont launches $3.8B merger of 8 hospitals, no layoffs expected
Rural hospitals pressured to close as healthcare system changes
September 3, 2014
Healthcare and the $20,000 bruise
Consolidation Case Study: Baylor Health and Texas Health Resources
ANA Calls for Federal Funding to Bolster RN Training
Hospital chain breach: How expensive?
A summer of retail-hospital partnerships in Washington region
The case for coordinated care: A Q&A with MGH's Clemens Hong
Former RI medical center President seeks $3.6M
How racism creeps into medicine
September 2, 2014
Will More Pioneer ACOs Defect?
Charity HealthCare Conundrum Brewing Among Providers
Doctors are shifting their business models
Healthcare workers feel cost-cutting pressure
Opinion: The key to healthcare innovation is empowering nurses
Coverage for end-of-life talks gaining ground
When something medically goes wrong
Why doctors are sick of their profession