Arguing that documenting a full clinical encounter in an electronic health record "can be pure torment," an American Medical Association official describes three time-saving methods physicians have turned to, each of which has the potential for abuse leading to the denial of CMS payments, he says. >>>
More money is being invested in healthcare IT infrastructure and less in brick and mortar assets than ever before. If you doubt the data, listen to what one CFO at a New York health system is saying about his capital spending plans. >>>
A New Jersey hospital demystifies the da Vinci robotic surgical system by letting patients interact with the robots and the surgeons who operate them at a mall with a high-income demographic. >>>
Competitive hospitals have a knack for promoting unproven high-tech therapies and surgical procedures in order to win market share. They must also foster a culture of caring for patients as people. How do marketing leaders' responsibilities align? >>>
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, associate director for healthcare-associated infection prevention programs for the CDC, discusses what is known and not known about the "alarming increase" in frequency of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae in healthcare settings. >>>
An annual survey of hospital leaders' opinions of large health plans shows WellPoint and UnitedHealthcare fighting for last place among their peers—Cigna, Aetna, Coventry, Humana, and the independent Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. >>>
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