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Friday, October 18, 2013


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Shutdown Over, Hospital Inspections to Resume In Full

By: Doug Desjardins, October 18, 2013

The effects of the government shutdown will be felt for weeks as state federal officials play catch-up on hospital inspections, re-certifications, and other routine work.

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Remote Patient Monitoring Poised for Growth

By: Doug Desjardins, October 18, 2013

New penalties for preventable hospital readmissions are prompting hospitals to adopt technologies that allow patients to measure blood pressure, heart rate, and other vital signs from home.

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Peer Review of Surgeons' Skills Carries 'Threatening Undertones'

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 17, 2013

A study in which experienced surgeons submitted samples of their work for evaluation by an anonymous panel finds a large variation in technical skill. Now come questions about what is to be done with the information.

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Emergency Docs Use EHRs, PMPs to Help Drug-Seekers

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, October 17, 2013

Physicians encountering patients seeking oxycodone and other pain medications in the emergency department are using electronic medical records and prescription monitoring programs to identify doctor-shopping patients and to get them help.

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By: September 17, 2013

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By: October 10, 2013

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Intelligence Report: Patient Experience Beyond HCAHPS—Care Coordination and Cultural Transformation

By: August 12, 2013

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