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  December 14, 2011 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Family Practitioner Honored for Post-Disaster Care

Alexandra Wilson Pecci, editor for HealthLeaders Media

Despite losing his two medical offices in a tornado, Keith Morrow, D.O., continues to provide healthcare to shell-shocked survivors in the Alabama community where he's been practicing medicine for 25 years. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

9 Ways to Prevent Fatigue-Related Errors

Worker fatigue can place patients and healthcare staff at a higher risk of adverse events, says the Joint Commission. In an alert, it lists 10 warning signs and suggests nine strategies for prevention. >>>

PCPs Link Social Barriers to Poor Health

In a survey released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 85% of primary care physicians say patients' social needs are as important to address as their medical conditions. >>>

Ready or Not, Reform Under Way

Whether or not the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is ultimately repealed, many of the drastic changes taking place in healthcare today regarding strategy, composition of assets, and even the business model are already under way. >>>

Inside a Leapfrog Group Top-Ranked Hospital

The CEO of Seattle's Virginia Mason Medical Center explains how adapting and applying the Toyota production system to healthcare has helped the facility earn a sixth appearance on the Leapfrog Group's top hospital list. >>>



News Headlines

VA offers residents free advance directive registry

Government Health IT, December 14, 2011

GOP bill would benefit doctor-owned hospitals

The New York Times, December 13, 2011

Study: Health reform will not overwhelm CO's medical system

The Denver Post, December 13, 2011

Measuring quality of healthcare still difficult

Sentinel Journal, December 12, 2011

MU program teaches safety first to future nurses

Post-Dispatch, December 9, 2011

12,000 trainees later, hospital's customer service ratings skyrocket

Kansas City Star, December 8, 2011

What happens when critical access hospitals aren't so critical?

HealthLeaders Media, December 8, 2011



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Multimedia/Events

Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges. >>>




From HealthLeaders Magazine

Meet the HealthLeaders 20—2011

Determination and a willingness to take a chance are among the qualities we see in our annual HealthLeaders 20 as they set about dedicating their professional lives to making a difference for good in healthcare. >>>

 

Ready or Not, Reform Under Way

 

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