Under pending federal legislation, recruiting foreign-born, but U.S. trained physicians could become easier for hospitals and physician practices in underserved areas. >>>
Loyola University Medical Center endured its share of objections from healthcare workers who did not want to be vaccinated against influenza. But it has found a way to convince nearly everyone on staff to get the flu shot. >>>
The more disordered a nursing unit is with its staffing, the more turnover and costs will go up. A thorough assessment and overhaul of scheduling, tracking, and staffing policies can put an end to the chaos. >>>
Retained surgical objects, patient falls, and medication errors are the top violations leading to immediate jeopardy penalties issued to hospitals by the California Department of Health Thursday. >>>
By opting not to expand Medicaid, Texas is passing up an estimated $90 billion in federal funds over the coming decade, leaving its healthcare providers, especially hospitals, in a tough financial spot. Rural care facilities are especially vulnerable. >>>
By working closely with its network physicians who are on the frontlines of demystifying health information for seniors, health insurer Cigna is doing things that could reap the company long-term marketing benefits. >>>
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