The ECRI Institute lists ten high-priced technologies, including radiation reduction tools and proton beam radiation therapy, that it says bear a look by healthcare leaders, but come with a slew of caveats. >>>
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has tapped 73 healthcare professionals for its innovation advisors program. Funded with $6 million from the healthcare reform act, the program is designed to help drive improvements to patient care and to reduce costs. >>>
Amid a climate of uncertainty having to do with the business of being a doctor, "there is much despair among the physician population," says Lou Goodman, PhD, president of The Physicians Foundation. >>>
Despite widespread opposition to some of the provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the majority of respondents to a HealthLeaders Media survey concede that it will improve healthcare quality. Why? Because revenue and survival are at stake. >>>
More than three-quarters of organizations are exploring or have M&A deals under way, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis. >>>
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