If you think that moving to electronic health records will eliminate mistaken identity in healthcare, you are mistaken. >>>
In what researchers are calling "the largest and most comprehensive study of medical (finding) reversal," they identify 146 medical practices that have been refuted by subsequent studies, but which continue to be used by providers. >>>
Doctors groups are alerting members to be prepared to respond to public disclosures as pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers begin tracking and reporting their financial interactions with physicians. >>>
Six in 10 hospitals routinely swapped electronic health information with healthcare providers and health systems beyond their walls in 2012, says a study from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. >>>
If you are in an executive position at a hospital or healthcare system, consider blocking access to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. There's no better way to let the world know that you neither trust your employees, nor promote knowledge sharing. >>>
On an earnings call, the chief executive officer of CHS offers details on the forthcoming merger with Health Management Associates. Described as a "revenue opportunity," the deal will form the largest for-profit hospital system in the U.S. >>>
Hospitals can't expect to control or prevent outbreaks of infections such as vancomycin-resistant enterococcus without sharing data and coordinating with other regional providers, a Johns Hopkins researcher says. >>>
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