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Surgical Checklists Unused in 10% of Hospitals, CMS Data Shows

Given the evidence of how surgical checklists can reduce deaths and complications, it's a mystery why nearly 10% of hospitals still don't mandate their use and why another 12% can't say for certain whether or not... Read More


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Drug Pricing 'Tantamount to Greed,' Lawmaker Says

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 24, 2014

Two Americas on healthcare, and danger of further division

The New York Times, July 24, 2014

FDA mobile apps loophole hazardous for healthcare

InformationWeek, July 24, 2014

Robot bladder surgery fails to deliver fewer complications

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, July 24, 2014

Massive influx of Medicaid enrollees strains Oregon, exacerbates doctor shortage

Star Tribune / Associated Press, July 24, 2014

RI hospital to pay patients $150K for data breach

Boston.com, July 24, 2014

Why do other rich nations spend so much less on healthcare?

The Atlantic, July 24, 2014

Study Puts Spotlight on Preventing Fall-Related Injuries

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 23, 2014

Undercover probe finds health law failings

SF Gate / Associated Press, July 23, 2014

Medicare testing payment options that could end observation care penalties

Kaiser Health News / The Washington Post, July 23, 2014

Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M

Orlando Sentinel, July 23, 2014

UNC hospitals face Medicare penalties

Chapelboro.com, July 23, 2014

Fourth bacterial infection death reported at SC hospital

Reuters, July 23, 2014

Contradictory Obamacare Rulings Issued by Appellate Courts

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 22, 2014

CVS Ramps Up Retail Clinics with Provider Affiliations

Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 22, 2014

Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle pelvic exam claims

The Baltimore Sun, July 22, 2014

Whistleblower complaints about VA's problems bring retaliation, watchdog group alleges

Star Tribune / Associated Press, July 22, 2014

Nurses shift, aiming for more time with patients

The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2014

Opinion: Will hospitals' higher facility fees survive health reform?

Indianapolis Business Journal, July 22, 2014

Hospital chain owner's trial expected to include billing audit

The Dallas Morning News, July 22, 2014

Sepsis Success

Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression.

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