At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement annual forum, former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Don Berwick, MD, says his most rewarding moments were those in which he attracted the sharpest criticism. >>>
The closing of a Los Angeles safety-net hospital caused many of its primary care physicians to complain of profound professional and personal upheaval owing to the disruption of the care network, a study finds. >>>
Physicians are trying to cope with some of the worst prescription drug shortages in years, particularly with cancer-fighting medications. Patients have died and the government is taking action, but the situation is likely to get worse. >>>
While many hospitals talk the talk on improving nutrition, staff, patients, and visitors at hospital cafeterias still chew the fat, illustrating a persistent disconnect for the wellness movement in the healthcare workplace. >>>
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Los Angeles Times, December 6, 2011
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USA Today, December 6, 2011
Wired, December 5, 2011
Baltimore Sun/Reuters, December 5, 2011
Time, December 2, 2011
InformationWeek, December 2, 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 5, 2011
Tampa Bay Online, December 2, 2011
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