A searchable online database of federal safety rule violations at U.S. hospitals has been launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It is available to healthcare providers, payers, and patients. >>>
Data compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provide a status report on critical population health metrics such as morbidity, access to care, overweight and obesity--by county. >>>
The current clinical hierarchy, a top-down structure where power starts with physicians and flows down to nurses, is flawed. Is this really the best way to care for patients? >>>
At a time when healthcare institutions need and should be hiring more APRNs, turf battles, nurse practitioner shortages, and state laws are stubbornly standing in the way. >>>
The tactics for caring for cardiology patients are changing. Care partners, often practicing in the community and not in the hospital, are playing pivotal roles in expanding the patient referral base in new ways. >>>
Premier Healthcare Alliance's data- and practice-sharing project, Quest, has saved 92,000 lives and $9.1 billion since 2007 through significant reductions in cost, mortality, and infections, the group says. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
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