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December 23, 2014
Nurses at MedStar Washington Hospital Center hold one-day strike
Do heart patients fare better when doc is away?
December 19, 2014
HL20: Rebecca Katz—Cooking Up Sustainable Nourishment
HL20: Peter Semczuk, DDS, MPH—Taking on the Big Challenges
1 in 5 Eligible Hospitals Penalized for HACs
Few states score well on infection readiness
Bring in the nurses—stat
Medicare cuts payments to 721 hospitals with highest rates of infections, injuries
December 18, 2014
HL20: Sam Foote, MD—The Courage to Speak Up
HL20: Derek Angus, MD—An Intense Focus on Care
Lessons from an outbreak: How Ebola shaped 2014
Ratings agencies forecast trouble for hospitals
Investigation: Addicted nurses steal patients' drugs
Ebola fears speed changes in US hospital record systems
GA Hospitals cutting payrolls to cope with hard times
Study: Healthcare staffers rank high for workplace injuries
Opinion: Seeing the 'invisible patient'
December 17, 2014
HL20: Lee Aase—Who's Behind @MayoClinic
HL20: Otis Brawley, MD—Speaking Truth to Healthcare Powers
Docs, Guns, and Smokes
Ratcheting Up Patient Experience Has a Downside
Federal agents arrest 14 tied to compounding pharmacy blamed for meningitis outbreak
Popularity of outpatient surgery centers leads to questions about safety
Fixes planned for clinic that treated Joan Rivers
Opinion: Doctors' offices jammed during healthcare's seasonal spike
How music helps surgery
December 16, 2014
Senate narrowly confirms new surgeon general
HL20: Roxana Reyna, RN—Finding a Way to Heal
The odd math of medical tests: One scan, two prices, both high
Prolific prescribers of controlled substances face Medicare scrutiny
Patients at seven Miami-Dade hospitals are more likely to develop infections
Report: MO hospitals provide $1.1B in uncompensated care
December 15, 2014
HL20: José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA—A Welcoming Approach
Physicians Trained in High-Cost Regions Spend More
US healthcare lags worldwide for those over 65
A year later: Hospitals boost security after shooting
Waterbury (CT) Hospital could see layoffs, reduced services after Tenet deal
Incarcerated: Hundreds who need mental-healthcare forced into ACI
December 12, 2014
Christmas Tree Syndrome Season Underway
80% of physicians have an EHR or plan to get one, ONC reports
Kindred plans 500 more jobs, downtown expansion
Opinion: Why fat-shaming by doctors really, really matters
December 11, 2014
Slideshow: HL20 — 20 People Who Are Making a Difference in Healthcare - 2014
Opinion: Don't homogenize healthcare
Opinion: Why doctors should study human rights
The 10 healthiest and 10 least-healthy states in 2014
Time's Person of the Year: The Ebola fighters
December 9, 2014
Retail Clinics Solidify Their Market Niche
Hospitals to Congress: Don't Delay ICD-10
Doc who sent Ebola patient home says care was appropriate
Study: Doctors paid more for multiple procedures than for multiple patients
Doctors are slow to adopt changes in breast cancer treatment
Cautiously, Mayo builds an empire
An Ebola doctor's return from the edge of death
December 8, 2014
Quality Reporting's Influence on Clinical Outcomes Examined
CT hospital rape case widens
Officials prepare to open new Dallas hospital
San Antonio State Hospital can't admit any more patients
Horse trots into hospital: It's therapy, no joke
Opinion: How every hospital should start the day
December 5, 2014
Doctors Seek Another ICD-10 Delay
Care for Dallas Ebola patient's dog topped $27K
CDC says it is too late to make new flu vaccine for this season
MDs may be more interested in DIY health services than patients are
Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patient
Opinion: Nurses, get the flu shot
December 4, 2014
Hospital Vanquishes 'Monster Number' of False Alarms
MA Nurses Association calls for stronger Ebola preparedness plan
The best healthcare jobs in 2015
Olney hospital affiliates with Carle system
December 3, 2014
ECRI Institute's Top 10 Healthcare Tech Hazards for 2015
Physician Staffing Firms Seeing Double-Digit Growth
US designates 35 hospitals to treat Ebola patients
Fewer hospital mistakes mean 50,000 lives, $12B saved
Central ID hospital cutting nearly 70 jobs
Zero preventable hospital deaths: How one nonprofit is making safety its mission
OH bill would shield doctors who say 'my fault' for a medical mistake
University of Chicago targets vast cancer data, will 'democratize' research
Here's how to remove Ebola waste from a hospital
December 2, 2014
Physician Fee Schedule Winners and Losers
Obama to urge Congress to loosen purse strings for Ebola fight
FDA scrutinizes networked medical device security
Doctors: New technologies could replace traditional mammograms
Mortality rates for common conditions vary at Sacramento hospitals
The clothes make the doctor
December 1, 2014
CVS Health Bets Big on HIT
Specialists Find Appeal in Hospitalist Roles
US hospitals wary of caring for Ebola patients because of cost and stigma
Ebola crisis: Huge risk of spread
Hospitals battle 'alarm fatigue'
Remote healthcare advocates make early pitch in FL
Hospitals grapple with challenge in caring for homeless
Opinion: It's time for an answer: Is healthcare safer now?