The latest update to the federal website that reports hospital quality data adds rates of stroke, C. diff and MRSA infections, blood clot prevention and care measures and expanded readmissions data. >>>
Some nursing leadership trends emerged quietly this year, but are nonetheless provocative for how they force us to think about nursing and how they force nurses to think about themselves as caregivers and healthcare leaders. >>>
With the go-live date rapidly approaching, hospitals and health systems need to make ICD-10 a priority if they want to avoid costly surprises and setbacks. >>>
By adopting a data-driven strategy to determine its equipment needs, Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care has reduced capital spending on CT scanners by 9%, nuclear medicine by 25%, mammography by 3%, and X-ray by 10% since early 2012. >>>
This report reveals how data analytics can drive meaningful cost containment strategies without negative impacts on quality of care or patient satisfaction. >>>
After a year of headline-grabbing changes—most notably the troubled launch of the federal health insurance exchange—look for a focus on the mechanics of change in 2014. >>>
They are nurses and physicians. They are researchers and executives. They are providers and payers. They are watchdogs and innovators. And they are patients. They are this year's HealthLeaders 20 honorees, selected for their efforts to make a difference in healthcare. >>>
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