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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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Surgeons' Disrupted Sleep Not a Safety Factor

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 6, 2013

A study designed to assess the effect of disrupted sleep on surgeons finds that surgical complications did not increase when surgeons who operated on emergency cases during the midnight to 7 AM shift operated on scheduled patients later in the day.

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HCA Posts Strong, Tenet 'Solid' 3Q Earnings

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 6, 2013

Its ability to improve inpatient admissions has helped for-profit Hospital Corporation of America post healthy earnings. Tenet, despite an 8.4% increase in net operating revenues, experienced a "volume decline on the inpatient side and flat-ish volume for outpatient," says one analyst.

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3 Tech Things That Irk Me

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, November 5, 2013

Destructive APIs, a lack of interoperability standards—and their glacial pace—and Twitter are a few of the tech irritants on Scott Mace's mind this week.

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Nurses' Accelerating Pace Toward Retirement 'Striking'

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, November 5, 2013

An annual survey of registered nurses designed to measure career paths and satisfaction levels finds the intent-to-retire rate among RNs has jumped to 13%. It had been running at 6% in previous years.

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By: September 30, 2013

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