Of about 1,500 eligible facilities, only 262 received top scores. Noticeably absent are some of the most prominent, such as the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. >>>
Sleep deprivation, poor nourishment, pain, and other hospital-induced stressors may be making patients sick with other conditions after their primary illnesses are resolved, a researcher suggests. >>>
While some hospitals have instituted policies warning employees to get the flu shot or get fired (and are following through), the most successful strategies incentivize changes in employee behaviors. >>>
A wiki-based project for sharing and standardizing order sets may open the door to sharing protocols, documentation, policies, and procedures among healthcare providers. >>>
Collectively, health insurers that receive bonus payments for multiple-star ratings under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Star Quality Rating System for Medicare Advantage plans stand to rake in billions of dollars. >>>
In our annual HealthLeaders 20 feature, we profile individuals who are changing healthcare for the better. This is the story of Hiep T. Nguyen, MD, attending urologist, director of the Pediatric TeleUrology Service at Boston Children's Hospital, coordinator of more than 40 robotic projects, and passionate participant in international education. >>>
Date: January 24, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services develops new programs and tools as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, healthcare providers must focus on the care continuum model. Join Glide Health Services and Huron Healthcare as they share their tools for managing nurse labor costs.
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