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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
September 27, 2013
Managing Patients' Pain Improves Satisfaction, Revenue
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
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
Online resource available for cancer patients choosing new health insurance
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
Hospital-based infections could be moving to doctor's offices
Obamacare keeps patients at home slowing hospital use
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
US FDA issues final rules on mobile medical apps
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
Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
Opinion: Healthcare costs are driven by technology, not presidents
September 20, 2013
How to Get the Most Out of Team-Based Care
Hospitals brace as Republicans fight over Medicaid
Healthcare costs projected to outpace economic growth
Opinion: Taming the healthcare monster
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
Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance
Opinion: Medicine's search for meaning
When smartphones do a doctor's job
September 18, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment
53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed
Concern grows over cost of drugs under new healthcare law
Patients seek more online access to medical records
Doc financial interest may influence MRI referrals
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
States balk at terminating Medicaid contracts even when there's fraud or poor patient care
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
A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care
CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force
Saving US healthcare with Skype
September 13, 2013
How the Dynamics of Physician Alignment Are Changing
Why painting tumors could make brain surgeons better
September 12, 2013
Racial Disparity Seen in Trauma Center Mortality Rates
Myriad languages, cultures challenge health reform
DeVry lures medical school rejects as taxpayers fund debt
Why the University of Washington wants its surgeons to play videogames
September 11, 2013
IOM: Cancer Care System in Crisis
Paying doctors for better care improves quality
EHR tied to fewer hospitalizations
FDA orders starker warnings on opioid painkillers
iPad-toting doctors fuel publisher profits as paper fades
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
Nurse practitioners try new tack to expand foothold in primary care
New Medicaid patients may be younger than states feared
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
How UPMC plays to win in healthcare IT
Acing Acute Care for Elders
Funding Cuts Spur Healthcare Job Shifts
PA Hospital continues to operate in black after big losses
This doctor will save you money
September 6, 2013
Court: Malpractice law covers doctors' businesses
A fast way to cut healthcare costs
Faster care is not lowering heart attack death rates
3 ways to foster healthcare innovation
Surgery photo leads to privacy lawsuit against Torrance Memorial
September 5, 2013
Cancer Care for Dying Patients On The Rise
13 hospitial patients possibly exposed to rare, fatal brain disease in NH
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
CA bill to boost use of nurse practitioners goes nowhere
For hospital patients, observation status can prove costly
3D-printed medical devices spark FDA evaluation
A hazard of impatient medicine
Opinion: How a cabal keeps generics scarce
September 3, 2013
Medicare Reform Strategy Floated by House Committees
Healthcare-Associated Infection Costs Detailed
Study: Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions
More questions surface about closed West Side hospital
We need a Moore's Law for medicine
Oral infections causing more hospitalizations
New concussion study brings robots to the locker room