Although Moody's Investors Service's outlook for the not-for-profit hospital sector is negative, no immediate rating action on any of the hospitals in its portfolio is planned based on the federal sequestration. >>>
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." >>>
Children's Hospital Los Angeles put a strategic marketing plan in place and set about making sure that all the rebranding and advertising work it was doing could be tracked by measurable results: top of mind awareness, market share, and brand awareness. >>>
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. >>>
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. >>>
There's not enough talk with suicidal patients in the emergency department about handguns, pistols, shotguns, and rifles. Guns are a public health issue, but ED nurses often "think someone else should ask about firearms." >>>
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