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December 22, 2014
Top five healthcare stories of the year
Teaching hospitals hit hardest by Medicare fines for patient safety
Military hospital care is questioned; Next, reprisals
Dr. Oz gets fact-checked and the results aren't pretty
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
How the high cost of medical care is affecting Americans
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
Investigation: Addicted nurses steal patients' drugs
Study: Healthcare staffers rank high for workplace injuries
Opinion: Seeing the 'invisible patient'
December 17, 2014
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
NC pharmacists try to boost health and cut costs
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
Top 10 mobile apps for PCPs
How music helps surgery
December 16, 2014
Senate narrowly confirms new surgeon general
HL20: Roxana Reyna, RN—Finding a Way to Heal
HL20: Anne Wojcicki—Unlocking Consumer Access to Genetics
Can flat-rate pricing help control cancer costs?
Patients at seven Miami-Dade hospitals are more likely to develop infections
White House issues climate change guide for hospitals
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
Maryland Health Care Quality Reports website puts hospitals under the microscope
Incarcerated: Hundreds who need mental-healthcare forced into ACI
December 12, 2014
HL20: Steve Simonin—Turning It Around
Christmas Tree Syndrome Season Underway
The punishing cost of cancer care
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
Healthcare security in 2015: 9 hotspots
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 10, 2014
Medical Scribes May Ease EHR, ICD-10 Aches
Healthcare law is not one-size-fits-all, and here's why
NJ medical, healthcare professionals split on physician-assisted suicide
Work hour limits for doctors in training don't improve patient safety
Walgreen tests virtual doctor visits through app
First of its kind: A health center, inside a hospital, next to an ER (WI)
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
Half of doctors listed as serving Medicaid patients are unavailable, investigation finds
Study: Doctors paid more for multiple procedures than for multiple patients
Doctors are slow to adopt changes in breast cancer treatment
An Ebola doctor's return from the edge of death
Walgreens app makes virtual doctor visits a reality
Opinion: Transforming healthcare one patient at a time
December 8, 2014
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians 'Completely Random'
Quality Reporting's Influence on Clinical Outcomes Examined
CT hospital rape case widens
San Antonio State Hospital can't admit any more patients
Thousands lose access to Boston Children's Hospital over insurance rate dispute
Horse trots into hospital: It's therapy, no joke
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
80% of patients worry about health data security
Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patient
Opinion: Nurses, get the flu shot
December 4, 2014
Hospital Vanquishes 'Monster Number' of False Alarms
FL hospital workers claim retribution for complaints about medical center safety
MA Nurses Association calls for stronger Ebola preparedness plan
GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money
Online doctor ratings may not match other quality measures
Big data offer new strategy for public health campaigns
Kaiser and Target to open retail clinics
December 3, 2014
ECRI Institute's Top 10 Healthcare Tech Hazards for 2015
US designates 35 hospitals to treat Ebola patients
Fewer hospital mistakes mean 50,000 lives, $12B saved
Medicare house calls on rise in Michigan—so is fraud
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
Obama to urge Congress to loosen purse strings for Ebola fight
FDA scrutinizes networked medical device security
Doctors: New technologies could replace traditional mammograms
Cloud gains traction in healthcare
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?