Under the proposed rules, large portions of the population would be exempt from paying penalties for not carrying health insurance coverage by 2014. >>>
Hospitalists responding to a survey say that time constraints have "likely contributed to patient transfers, morbidity, or even mortality." But one critic suggests their complaints may be attributed to "some conditions they bring on themselves." >>>
In the months since one hospital implemented a program that encourages a caring bond to be formed between a physician and a patient, its patient satisfaction scores have risen 33%. >>>
The key to improving nurse recruitment and retention appears to lie in extending nurses' access to advanced degrees and specialty certifications, a study suggests. >>>
Critics of the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which makes recommendations on Medicare spending, describe it as an "unelected, unaccountable body." A bipartisan bill to repeal the board has been introduced in the House. >>>
Hospital and health system senior leaders can ensure their organizations' compliance programs are functioning as intended by following six guidelines. >>>
Patient satisfaction is a top priority among healthcare executives, but cultures that put patients at the center of healthcare aren't built in a day. To raise consumer assessment scores, HR leaders must work to involve staff in the overall effort. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Metro Health System and National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.
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