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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
Some hospitals think ’lean’ when it comes to healthcare
Of all the indignities that befall us at the doctor's office or in a hospital, the interminable wait is probably the...
WakeMed Makes $750M Bid for Rex Healthcare
In a unanimous vote last week, the WakeMed board approved an offer to buy Rex Healthcare, but owner UNC Health Care is...
Hospital Job Growth Flat in January
Overall, the healthcare sector created nearly 11,000 payroll additions in January, which is half the average number of...
Web Exclusive: House Votes to Repeal Obama Healthcare Law
The House on Wednesday voted to repeal the Democrats' landmark health care overhaul, in a largely symbolic step that...
Healthcare Created Quarter of a Million Jobs in 2010
Hospitals nearly doubled their rate of job creation from 2009, and ambulatory healthcare services continued to be the...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...

Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management, 2nd Edition
In this timely new book, you will find refined tactics for dealing with increased patient flow, efficiently handling...