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Advanced Practice Nurses Battle On for Autonomy

Alexandra Wilson Pecci

While the Missouri State Medical Association compares nurse practioners seeking legislative relief to "12-year-olds at a Justin Bieber concert," a senior nurse leader sticks to the data. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Cleveland Clinic Seeks to Hire 600 RNs

The football stadium where the Cleveland Browns play is the backdrop for a three-day recruiting blitz where the Cleveland Clinic aims to offer jobs to hundreds of registered nurses for existing and new positions. >>>

CRNA Court Victory is a Win for Rural Hospitals

A California appeals court ruling that allows certified registered nurse anesthetists in that state to do their jobs without physician supervision isn't about patient safety, or even access to care. It's about money. >>>

Pay-for-Performance Study Results 'Sobering'

In a large multi-year study, hospitals using a pay-for performance model did not achieve lower 30-day mortality rates than non-participating hospitals. >>>

10 Things We Don't Know About Looming Readmission Penalties

Hospital officials are scratching their heads over how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will fine hospitals with excessive 30-day readmission rates after October 1. >>>



Industry Survey 2012

Our fourth-annual Industry Survey features a new CEO report, an overall cross-sector report, and individual reports targeting Senior Leaders, Finance heads, Physicians, Nurses, Community & Rural Hospitals, and Service Lines. Take the pulse of the industry; download the reports now. >>>



News Headlines

When is it OK for a doctor to hug a patient?

Chicago Sun-Times, April 3, 2012

Physicians' Unconscious Racial Bias Could Impair Health Outcomes

HealthLeaders Media, April 2, 2012

Don Berwick on the fate of 'Obamacare'

Rolling Stone, April 2, 2012

7 in 10 Ambulances Positive for Staph Isolates

HealthLeaders Media, March 30, 2012

Among doctors, fierce reluctance to let go

The New York Times, March 30, 2012

Most Medical Boards 'Terrible' at Discipline

HealthLeaders Media, March 29, 2012

30-Day Readmissions Rule Under Two-Pronged Attack

HealthLeaders Media, March 29, 2012

PA hospital could be liable in fatal shooting

The Washington Post, March 29, 2012

Readmissions Battle Gets Help from Tech

HealthLeaders Media, March 27, 2012

'Striking' Data Links Periodontal Care to Lower Diabetes Costs

HealthLeaders Media, March 27, 2012



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Webcast: Lower Costs, Better Productivity in Your Emergency Department

Date: April 30, 2012
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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

Red-Tape Mandates Spark Innovation

Mounting compliance requirements and declining revenues are fast becoming catalysts for improvement at healthcare organizations. >>>

 

Strategic Physician Recruiting Calls for Forecasting, Profiling

 

Cleaning Up C. Diff, Together


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