Interim final rules governing the use of healthcare electronic fund transfer standards and electronic remittance advice operating rules are projected to save providers billions of dollars in administrative costs over 10 years, says the Department of Health and Human Services. >>>
See how top hospitals measure up across three ratings systems. We compare hospital safety scores from the Leapfrog Group and Consumer Reports alongside the overall rankings of U.S. News & World Report's 17 top-rated hospitals. >>>
Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas has completed about 70% of the tasks on its corrective action plan, according to a report filed by an independent safety consultant. "Adverse quality and safety events," however, persist, the report says. >>>
Palliative care programs, which require a low start-up investment and offer promising ROI, have increased 125% over the past decade. But this facet of patient-centered care is among the least understood service lines, not only among patients, but also among hospital staff. >>>
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