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Recruiting Retired Clinicians

Lena J. Weiner, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

New laws aim to make it easier for retired doctors, nurses, and dentists to find meaningful work seeing patients and mentoring younger clinicians. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Mayo Tops U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings

A shift in methodology emphasizes patient safety, reduces the weight of an organization's reputation, and uses better data for more objective assessments, says U.S. News & World Report. >>>

Docs, Specialists ID Proposed Payment Fee Concerns

Representatives of several physician groups say a monthly payment for managing patients' chronic conditions is the most significant provision of CMS's 2015 proposed Physician Fee Schedule. >>>

Docs, Specialists ID Proposed Payment Fee Concerns

Representatives of several physician groups say a monthly payment for managing patients' chronic conditions is the most significant provision of CMS's 2015 proposed Physician Fee Schedule. >>>

Maternal Support Program Pays Off for Moms, Kids, Hospital

A nurse CEO describes the "good investment" her hospital has made in a 20-year-old program that sends specially trained nurses into the homes of low-income women during pregnancy and early childhood. >>>

Community Hospital Corp. Subsidiary Readies 5 LTACHs

ContinueCARE hopes to demonstrate that long-term acute-care hospitals can provide cost-efficient care for the 2% to 3% of patients who require long-term acute care after discharge from acute care hospitals. >>>

Hospitals Seeking to Understand PPACA Impact Turn to Data

A large multi-hospital research effort is underway to solve one of the great mysteries of federally driven healthcare reform— the net financial impact of providing coverage to millions of previously uninsured Americans. >>>



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News Headlines

How a team of hospital doctors boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of safety

Yahoo News, July 21, 2014

Hospitals see troubles in red states that snubbed Obamacare's Medicaid deal

Forbes, July 21, 2014

Texas Health partners with CVS on walk-in health clinics

Dallas Business Journals, July 18, 2014

Busy ER may mean better care

CBS News / Healthday, July 18, 2014

Independent ID doctors defy hospital trend

NWCN.com / USA Today, July 18, 2014

New challenge for Obamacare: Enrollees don't understand their insurance plans

The Washington Post, July 17, 2014

Seton Medical Center workers seek to preserve jobs, services with sale of hospital

The San Francisco Examiner, July 17, 2014

'Boot camp' teaches doctor, nurse teamwork

Democrat & Chronicle, July 17, 2014

Registered nurses increasingly delay retirement, study finds

Kaiser Health News, July 17, 2014

Nurse practitioners gain flexibility with new KY state law

Kaiser Health News, July 15, 2014



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