HealthLeaders Daily News & Analysis

View as Webpage
Subscribe for Free
Send to a Friend
HealthLeaders Homepage

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Daily news & Analysis

For breaking news and analysis throughout the day, visit or add the RSS Feed of our Daily News & Analysis.

Most C. Diff Infections Start in Healthcare Facilities

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, March 7, 2012

Half of hospitalized patients treated for Clostridium difficile present already infected, and most cases are seen in patients with recent exposure to medical facilities such as outpatient surgery clinics and doctors' offices, a federal study shows.

More Analysis »

House Committee Votes to Repeal IPAB

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, March 7, 2012

The Independent Payment and Advisory Board has been the subject of numerous House committee meetings. Objections to it include the power of the unelected board, rationing, and access to healthcare.

More Analysis »

Nursing Borrows a Trick from Manufacturing

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, March 6, 2012

As part of an effort to improve patient safety, a nurse leader explains techniques for 'stopping the line' in a way that is non-threatening to peers and physicians.

More Analysis »

Just Enough Technology Should Be Your Goal

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, March 6, 2012

IT can solve some of healthcare's problems, but it can also slow things down. Healthcare IT leaders must understand technology, deeply, to make best use of it—and to make hard choices in rejecting some systems and uses.

More Analysis »

Rounds: Creating a High-Performance Emergency Department

By: February 7, 2012

Date: March 29, 2012

About: Transition your emergency department into a high-performance, patient-centered unit. Join HealthLeaders Media at Cambridge Health Alliance for a three-hour leadership event with strategies to improve ED flow, communications, and outcomes. Access our FREE event case study now, then register for the event to receive exclusive content. 

More Analysis »

NEW: Industry Survey 2012

By: February 14, 2012

Our fourth-annual Industry Survey features a new CEO report, an overall cross-sector report, and individual reports targeting Senior Leaders, Finance, Physicians, Nurses, Community & Rural Hospitals, and Service Lines. Take the pulse of the industry; download the reports now.

More Analysis »

Around the Web

Sponsored Headlines

  • Predicting Optimal Treatment Outcomes
  • Analytics: The New Path to Value
  • Transforming Healthcare Delivery with Analytics
  • Seven Reasons You Need Predictive Analytics Today

  • Features


    Stay Connected to HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis

    To help us ensure future delivery of HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis, please add our "From" address——to your address book or e-mail whitelist.

    If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here