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August 20, 2014
Patients gain, and maybe lose, as doctors consolidate
State board took action against Virginia hospital official
August 19, 2014
Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
HHS pressed on insurance discrimination claims
Parkland hospital in trouble again for patient safety problems that could jeopardize its funding
Hospitals reconsider charity for patients who decline health coverage
Too many cancer screenings wasted on those facing death
In study, questions about who should perform in-office surgeries
Doctor, patient communication needs to be examined
New bill to give PA doctors protection from lawmakers
Rethinking hospital restraints
August 18, 2014
CHS Hacked, 4.5M Patient Records Compromised
Antibiotic Overuse a 'Huge Threat' to Patient Safety, Says CDC
Business Roundup: M&A Activity Down Slightly in First Half of 2014
Medicare to start paying doctors who coordinate needs of chronically ill patients
Government will withhold one-third of the records from database of physician payments
Wide range of CA hospital charges for blood tests called 'irrational'
Hospitals must help patients access digital records — or else
Healthcare chain's bid for 6 CA hospitals draws protest
OK's rural hospitals work to stay open, viable
Medicare ruling could mean $12 million hit to VT hospitals
Healthcare boosts Charlotte's economy as industry preps for change
Opinion: Let's stop trying to force consumers to 'engage' with their healthcare
August 15, 2014
New Goals, New Alliances
CFO Exchange: Top Revenue Growth Opportunities ID'd
Large Employers Trimming Healthcare Spending
FDA warns about fake Ebola drugs
How agents hunt for fraud in trove of Medicare data
Key takeaways from the Medicare trustees' report
Surgeons, physicians top CareerCast list of 10 best-paying jobs
Why hospitals are investing in telemedicine technology
WA gets $300,000 to train nurses as shortage gets more severe
Designing an upside-down, hurricane-proof hospital for New Orleans
August 14, 2014
HIEs Adding Data Analytics Capabilities
VA referrals to private doctors on rise
Nonprofit hospitals at a tipping point from mounting challenges
Opinion: The best doctors money can buy?
'Patients' who act sick valuable as teaching tool
Practicing on patients
How healthcare costs gobbled up wages
Slideshow: Patient Experience Transformation—Engaged Patients, Measurable Standards
August 13, 2014
FDA's Social Media Gambit 'A Long Shot,' Says Patient Advocate
In Cancer Survivors, Colonoscopy Risks Rise with Age
Plan to reveal pharmaceutical payments to doctors hits snag
UN Chief urges world's physicians, nurses to help in Ebola outbreak
An amazing healthcare revolution is happening in Maryland — and almost no one's talking about it
Hospital CIO says health IT needs major rehab
Drug discount program needs help, researchers say
Childbirth complications: Some hospitals have 5 times more, but which ones?
5 trends driving Cincinnati's healthcare building boom
Opinion: Wearable tech can extend clinical analytics
August 12, 2014
Medical Training Gets a Second Life
More Rankings, Less Value?
Apple wants to be 'a hub of health data,' is in talks with top hospitals
FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer
Device recall means tougher surgeries
Opinion: The need for nutrition education in med schools
The question doctors can't ask
Top doctors, dead or alive
August 11, 2014
VBP Program Impact, Incentives Questioned
6-System Partnership to Cover 9 in 10 WI Residents
Growing trend: Hospitals post procedure prices online
Survey shows Twin Cities hospitals financially OK
With health law, ERs still packed
Four things to know about the Hartford HealthCare-Anthem dispute
Explaining hospitals' dismal hit rate on electronic records
Opinion: Healthcare for $4—Are you ready for Walmart to be your doctor?
August 8, 2014
Training Physicians for Empathy
EHR Adoption Slow, Information Exchange Lagging
Obama signs bill giving more than $16 billion to scandal-plagued VA
Doctors' 'conflict of interest' database gets delayed
HHS report finds Medicare Advantage plans exaggerate members' diseases to make more money
Obamacare creates 'upheaval' at free clinics
In ambitious bid, Walmart seeks foothold in primary care services
Majority of doctors go digital
Fast track for primary care docs at one CA university
The trouble with medicine's metaphors
August 7, 2014
Feds stop public disclosure of many serious hospital errors
Simple EHR Function May Trigger Audits, Hospitalist Cautions
Interstate Medical Licensure Could Ease Physician Shortages
WHO to convene panel on use of experimental Ebola drugs
VA executive: Wait times can be fixed in 2 years
First look at Medicare quality incentive program finds little benefit
Suspicious prescriptions for HIV drugs abound in Medicare
Maryland state works to reduce preventable hospitalizations
Opinion: Can healthcare execs be security experts too?
A junior doctor's salary
August 6, 2014
CHS Cites 'Shifting' Standards in Fraud Allegation Settlement
Ebola: CDC Briefs Clinicians; Hospitals Say They’re Ready
2015 IPPS Final Rule Detailed
Cerner to buy Siemens health data unit for $1.3 billion
Groups call for delay in physician transparency database
When healthcare prices stop being hidden, and start getting real
With funds for physician training set to expire, rural doctor shortage persists
Online medical records may soon become a reality in CA
Opinion: Expensive hospitals aren't any better
Hospitals equip to serve severely obese patients
'Cowboy' doctors could be a half-a-trillion-dollar American problem
August 5, 2014
Community Health Systems pays $98M to settle DOJ claims
Some doctors unhappy with lower-paying marketplace healthcare plans
Statin guidelines change, but your doctor may not go along
Doctors fear growing hospital superbug
August 4, 2014
Concierge medicine a growing trend in healthcare
Business Roundup: Duke LifePoint Expands NC Footprint
Hospitals Prep for More Patients with Dementia
TARP for hospitals
$1,000 hepatitis pill shows why fixing health costs is so hard
CT hospital offers patient updates at your fingertips
New breastfeeding initiative changes some Philadelphia hospitals' policy
Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health
Opinion: Jobs are growing. Healthcare is booming. So why are hospitals flat?
August 1, 2014
2015 HIX Premium Hikes May Top 7%
CMS Confirms ICD-10 Deadline
6 states, DC extending Medicaid pay raise next year to primary care doctors
Maybe there's not a doctor shortage, after all
Opinion: Five engagements that will define the future of health
Boston hospitals on the lookout for Ebola Virus