Researchers comparing 30-day mortality rates of CAHs and non-CAHs in urban and rural settings find that while rates on several key measures were comparable in 2002, CAHs have fallen behind significantly. >>>
In an interview, Karen E. Joynt, MD, MPH, the lead author of a study suggesting that mortality rates in critical access hospitals are getting worse, offers her interpretation of the research findings. >>>
Healthcare leaders in the nonprofit sector may see themselves as being under attack from proponents of access to care for the poor and underserved, but embracing the adversary can prove to be an effective strategy. >>>
If you want employees to participate in reducing costs, take steps to make sure your priorities and theirs are aligned. Otherwise, you may be learning about them later, yelled at you from across picket lines. >>>
A report from the ECRI Institute blames humans for 46% of errors in which health information technology malfunctions and either causes or creates a risk of patient harm. >>>
Federal officials say Intermountain's self-disclosed violations centered on improper compensation arrangements with some physicians. Utah's largest healthcare provider says the violations were "primarily technical in nature." >>>
Healthcare accounted for a quarter of the new jobs created in March across the United States, according to federal data. The majority of new healthcare jobs came in ambulatory services, followed by hospitals. >>>
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