Walgreens' expansion into treatment of chronic illness could look like competition to hospitals and health systems, or it could be a possible referral source. Many provider executives are eager to partner with retail clinics. >>>
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. >>>
With the cost of treating dementia alone expected to double within 30 years, it's no wonder hospitals are ramping up their care planning with specialized clinics in neurological institutes aimed at geriatric patients. But shrinking reimbursements and physician resources are forcing innovative thinking. >>>
Months after a Virginia medical center's launch of a campaign targeting employees for mammograms, it's clear the marketing effort was a success. >>>
Stung by a negative report on health information exchanges, the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is handing out nearly a half million dollars to spur private efforts in the area. >>>
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. >>>
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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