Healthcare provider associations, retailers, drug makers, and health plans are trying their best to deflect responsibility onto one another for higher costs. >>>
The updated Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score gave 25 hospitals, including 520-bed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, a failing grade of F, while another 121 hospitals, including the Cleveland Clinic, got a barely passing D. >>>
Some primary care physicians are embracing electronic medical records to keep their private practices thriving. Yet other doctors view EMRs as a reason to join hospital employment. >>>
It may be the last strike for Exeter Hospital. The New Hampshire hospital, which employed a hepatitis C–infected tech whose alleged actions led to infections of 32 people, failed to pass its third inspection in September. >>>
Consumers say they're willing to participate in the new individual insurance market in 2014, yet don't want to take personal responsibility for driving down healthcare costs. How can they be made to connect the dots? Part of the answer lies in how insurers approach consumers. >>>
Flu vaccination rates improve when nurses administer the shots. But how to improve vaccination rates among nurses and other healthcare workers? >>>
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