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Hospital Eyes Housing as Prime Recruiting Tool

John Commins

Orlando's Florida Hospital will offer hospital employees preferred leasing options on apartment units within a five-minute walking commute to Florida Hospital Orlando in an effort to boost recruitment of nurses and various medical specialties. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Florida Blue Launches Oncology ACO

Florida's major health insurer has joined forces with two healthcare providers to form an accountable care organization dedicated to oncology. It is believed to be among the first specialty ACOs. >>>

PA Hospital CEO Breached Fiduciary Duty, Suit Alleges

The CEO of troubled Saint Catherine Medical Center in Ashland, PA has been named as a co-defendant in a suit filed in a US bankruptcy court. The suit alleges that Milton Knapp "acted with a purpose other than advancing" the medical center's best interests. >>>

Doctor Fights Back Against Online Complaints

A plastic surgeon pursues litigation against a patient who anonymously complained on an Internet discussion site about a medical procedure. The action raises questions about First Amendment rights and how far physicians should go to defend their work. >>>

VA Finds Large Gaps in RN Telemetry Training, Retraining

Patient deaths at VA hospitals in Denver and New York City, as well as an overall indictment of nurse competency and processes at Veterans Health Administration facilities in general, are reminders of the critical need for not only training—but retraining—nurses. >>>



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Boost Physician Referrals, Build Your Bottom Line

Date: May 15, 2012
About: Successful physician referral programs are strategic, data-driven, and coordinated with an organization’s overall physician engagement plan. Join us for a 90-minute, customized webcast with a new interview-driven format, expanded Q&A, online forum, takeaway presentation, and 60-day post-event on-demand access. >>>



News Headlines

Ochsner CEO Patrick Quinlan stepping down

The Times-Picayune, May 14, 2012

Employers shift more health costs to workers

The Boston Globe, May 14, 2012

As U.S. argues over healthcare, nations embrace global coverage

The Seattle Times, May 14, 2012

St. Joseph's faced layoffs or cuts, says Mercy CEO

Arkansas Business, May 14, 2012

Healthcare jobs fuel revival in Pittsburgh

Los Angeles Times, May 14, 2012

'Habitual excellence': The workplace according to Paul O'Neill

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 14, 2012

Doctors train to take on healthcare transformation at new leadership institute

Bangor Daily News, May 11, 2012

University of Miami med school laying off 800

Miami Herald, May 9, 2012

Doctor, UPMC to part ways over his deals with Highmark

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 9, 2012

Doctors with bad social media etiquette

Slate, May 8, 2012



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Date: May 30, 2012
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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

Physicians, Hospital Executives Get Collaborative

Relationships between physicians and executive leadership have never been smooth, but they've never been more important. Now legislative and contractual changes are forcing both parties to reconsider how they work together. >>>

 

Pharmaceutical Robotics Require Careful Assessment

 

Hospitals Scrutinize ACOs


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